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Computer Science at University of California - Riverside

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

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. We've also included details on how UCR ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in compsci.

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UCR CompSci Rankings

The bachelor's program at UCR was ranked #102 on College Factual's Best Schools for compsci list. It is also ranked #15 in California.

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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (With Aid) 19
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $48-$75k) 30
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $30-$48k) 32
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $75-$110k) 34
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (With Aid) 35
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Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $48-$75k) 37
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $0-$30k) 37
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $30-$48k) 44
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $0-$30k) 45
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (With Aid) 49
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income Over $110k) 49
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 52
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $48-$75k) 54
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $75-$110k) 54
Best Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools 55
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $30-$48k) 61
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $75-$110k) 65
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income $0-$30k) 65
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Best Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools 73
Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Computer Science Graduates 81
Best Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 97
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income Over $110k) 124
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 140
Highest Paid Master’s Degree Computer Science Graduates 141
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science (Income Over $110k) 149
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Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Computer Science Graduates 245
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Science 254

Popularity of CompSci at UCR

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of California - Riverside handed out 191 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 16% over the previous year when 165 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 97 students received their master’s degree in compsci from UCR. This makes it the #36 most popular school for compsci master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 28 students received their doctoral degrees in compsci in 2021, making the school the #9 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do CompSci Graduates from UCR Make?

Salary of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

CompSci majors who earn their bachelor's degree from UCR go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $56,647 a year. This is less than $63,247, which is the national median of all compsci majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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How Much Student Debt Do CompSci Graduates from UCR Have?

Student Debt of CompSci Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UCR, compsci students borrow a median amount of $20,500 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 $24,625.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the compsci program at UCR is $162 per month.

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UCR CompSci Students

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

UCR Computer Science Bachelor’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 191 compsci majors earned their bachelor's degree from UCR. Of these graduates, 86% were men and 14% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 85
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 48
White 28
Non-Resident Aliens 15
Other Races 15

UCR Computer Science Master’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 97 compsci majors earned their master's degree from UCR. Of these graduates, 79% were men and 21% were women.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 7
Non-Resident Aliens 79
Other Races 0

Majors Similar to CompSci

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Science 24

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