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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Wisconsin


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Wisconsin students graduate with degrees in computer science. That means an estimated 78 computer science professionals graduate from Wisconsin's 15 computer science schools each year.

Top Schools

Marquette University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a computer science program. It is located in Milwaukee. 15 students graduated with a degree in computer science from Marquette University in 2010. Marquette University charged in-state students $30,462 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a computer science program is Beloit College. Beloit College, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Beloit. In 2010, Beloit College graduated 5 students from its computer science program. Students at Beloit College paid $35,038 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin with a computer science program is Lawrence University, which is located in Appleton. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Lawrence University computer science program. The tuition rate at Lawrence University was $36,312 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Wisconsin computer science school, average tuition will be $23,488 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,973 per year to $36,312 per year. In 2010, the following Wisconsin computer science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Lawrence University - located in Appleton, students are charged $36,312 per year
  2. Beloit College - located in Beloit, students are charged $35,038 per year
  3. Marquette University - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $30,462 per year

The following Wisconsin computer science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay - located in Green Bay, students are charged $6,973 per year
  2. Herzing University - located in Madison, students are charged $10,810 per year
  3. Silver Lake College - located in Manitowoc, students are charged $21,170 per year

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

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

  1. Milwaukee County - 2,740 computer science professionals
  2. Columbia County - 1,470 computer science professionals
  3. Brown County - 500 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of computer science professionals is expected to shrink by -10% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,250 computer science professionals working in Wisconsin then. Of these 7,250 computer science professionals, the government predicts that 6,250 will be information systems managers, 1,000 will be computer operators, and an unknown number will be computer science teachers.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn $73,463 per year. However, this number is only an average. Computer science professional in Wisconsin had varying salaries from $22,280 to $160,090 per year in 2010. The following counties in Wisconsin have the highest average salaries for computer science professionals:

  1. Sheboygan County - $101,050 per year
  2. Calumet County - $94,420 per year
  3. Houston County - $91,250 per year

Computer science professionals in the following counties in Wisconsin make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Dodge County - $59,150 per year
  2. Adams County - $61,365 per year
  3. Chippewa County - $62,565 per year

The computer science professionals with highest average salaries in Wisconsin were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $103,630 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $77,740 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $39,020 per year

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

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $77,740 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $39,020 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in computer science in Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Wisconsin
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Wisconsin
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Wisconsin

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,540 $103,630 32.5%
2
Computer Operators 1,200 $39,020 -42.6%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 590 $77,740 25.5%
 

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