Computer Science at California State University - Sacramento

Computer Science at California State University - Sacramento

Computer Science is one of the majors in the computer & information sciences program at California State University - Sacramento.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Sac State ranks among other schools offering degrees in compsci.

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Computer Science Degrees Available at Sac State

Sac State CompSci Rankings

The bachelor's program at Sac State was ranked #220 on College Factual's Best Schools for compsci list. It is also ranked #26 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 36
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 61
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 73
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 79
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 136
Best Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools 144
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 162
Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 174

Popularity of CompSci at Sac State

During the 2019-2020 academic year, California State University - Sacramento handed out 239 bachelor's degrees in computer science. Due to this, the school was ranked #45 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 236 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 40 students received their master’s degree in compsci from Sac State. This makes it the #72 most popular school for compsci master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do CompSci Graduates from Sac State Make?

Salary of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of compsci students who receive their bachelor's degree at Sac State is $63,700. This is about the same as the yearly salary of allcompsci bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.

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How Much Student Debt Do CompSci Graduates from Sac State Have?

Student Debt of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Sac State, compsci students borrow a median amount of $16,223 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 $22,813.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the compsci program at Sac State is $168 per month.

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CompSci Student Diversity at Sac State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at California State University - Sacramento.

Sac State Computer Science Bachelor’s Program

Of the 239 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in compsci from Sac State in 2020, 85% were men and 15% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California State University - Sacramento with a bachelor's in compsci.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 85
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 78
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 27

Sac State Computer Science Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 39 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in compsci from Sac State. About 54% were men and 46% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California State University - Sacramento with a master's in compsci.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
Non-Resident Aliens 39
Other Races 0

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