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Computer Science at Boston College

Computer Science is one of the majors in the computer & information sciences program at Boston College.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Boston College ranks in comparison to other schools with compsci programs.

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Computer Science Degrees Available at Boston College

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CompSci

Boston College CompSci Rankings

The bachelor's program at Boston College was ranked #82 on College Factual's Best Schools for compsci list. It is also ranked #11 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Computer Science Graduates 41
Best Colleges for Computer Science 82
Best Computer Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 106
Most Popular Colleges for Computer Science 112
Best Computer Science Colleges for Veterans 123
Best Value Colleges for Computer Science 190
Most Focused Colleges for Computer Science 296

Popularity of CompSci at Boston College

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Boston College handed out 77 bachelor's degrees in computer science. Due to this, the school was ranked #112 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 10% over the previous year when 70 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do CompSci Graduates from Boston College Make?

Salary of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

CompSci majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Boston College go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $76,500 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $63,700 for all compsci bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do CompSci Graduates from Boston College Have?

Student Debt of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Boston College, compsci students borrow a median amount of $16,750 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all compsci bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $22,812.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the compsci program at Boston College is $174 per month.

Boston College CompSci Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at Boston College.

Boston College Computer Science Bachelor’s Program

Of the 77 compsci students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Boston College, about 68% were men and 32% were women.


The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's in compsci.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 35
Non-Resident Aliens 15
Other Races 6

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Science 77

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