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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Texas


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Texas students graduate with degrees in computer science. That means an estimated 399 computer science professionals graduate from Texas' 51 computer science schools each year.

Top Schools

Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a computer science program. It is located in College Station. 98 students graduated with a degree in computer science from Texas A & M University in 2010. Texas A & M University charged in-state students $8,387 in tuition fees per year.

University of Dallas, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a computer science program. It is located in Irving. The tuition rate at University of Dallas was $29,463 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a computer science program is Austin College. Austin College, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Sherman. 8 students graduated with degree in computer science from Austin College in 2010. Tuition at Austin College was $29,235 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $10,471 per year, though tuition can range from $37,230 per year to $1,024 per year. In 2010, the computer science schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. University of Dallas - located in Irving, students are charged $29,463 per year

The computer science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Lone Star College System - located in Spring, students are charged $1,200 per year

A computer science degree from a Texas school... what next?

In Texas, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Collin County - 8,450 computer science professionals
  2. Austin County - 5,980 computer science professionals
  3. Bastrop County - 2,610 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of computer science professionals in the state of Texas will grow to 27,260. This would require a 1% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn a salary of $77,527 per year in Texas state. However, Texas computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,550 per year to more than $165,510 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Smith County - $102,600 per year
  2. Gregg County - $102,560 per year
  3. Callahan County - $95,780 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Andrews County - $52,980 per year
  2. Cameron County - $54,325 per year
  3. Crosby County - $55,560 per year

On average, the highest paid computer science professionals in Texas were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $121,940 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $73,180 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $37,460 per year

The computer science professionals with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $73,180 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $37,460 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Texas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as information systems or information technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,744 miles from location The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX 56.7437 44% 28,955
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,616 miles from location Richland College Dallas TX 10.4096 n/a 18,201
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,622 miles from location Brookhaven College Dallas TX 9.46366 n/a 11,814
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,619 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,531 miles from location University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston TX 1.77921 n/a 7,643
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,629 miles from location Dallas Baptist University Dallas TX 26.712 48% 5,400
6,688 miles from location Saint Edward's University Austin TX 66.4712 38% 5,293
6,951 miles from location Odessa College Odessa TX 14.3534 n/a 5,132
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,740 miles from location St Marys University San Antonio TX 60.1135 29% 3,893
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,627 miles from location University of Dallas Irving TX 70.6714 33% 2,883
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,692 miles from location Concordia University Texas Austin TX 51.6359 41% 2,242
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,604 miles from location Austin College Sherman TX 70.387 30% 1,364
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
6,535 miles from location Texas College Tyler TX 6.83063 n/a 964
6,478 miles from location Texas State Technical College-Marshall Marshall TX 15.6262 n/a 963
6,686 miles from location Huston-Tillotson University Austin TX 16.9395 36% 882
6,534 miles from location Lon Morris College Jacksonville TX 18.0543 90% 817
6,652 miles from location Southwestern Adventist University Keene TX 20.5477 36% 809
6,618 miles from location Paul Quinn College Dallas TX 31.5096 7% 171
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 17,870 $121,940 20.9%
2
Computer Operators + 5,170 $37,460 -42.4%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,110 $73,180 -9.1%
 

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