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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in District of Columbia

390 Bachelor's Degrees
$57,943 Avg Salary
$32,325 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in District of ColumbiaIn 2018-2019, computer and information sciences students earned 390 bachelor's degrees from a District of Columbia school, making the subject the 8th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.4% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. The computer and information sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in District of Columbia ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Computer & Information Sciences Majors After Graduation

The average computer and information sciences major who graduates from a school in District of Columbia earns about $57,943 per year during the early years of their career. This is 46% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Looking at computer and information sciences schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $53,773. This means that graduates from schools in District of Columbia make 8% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in District of Columbia  57,943
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115,800
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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115,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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115,800

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in District of Columbia

The following colleges produce the highest paid computer and information sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in District of Columbia

#1

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Georgetown University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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George Washington University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Strayer University - Global Region comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Strayer University - Global Region is a large private for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Catholic University of America. CUA is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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Our rankings recognize Strayer University - District of Columbia as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Strayer University - District of Columbia is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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#4

American University

Washington, DC

American University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. The American University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

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University of the District of Columbia comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Washington, University of the District of Columbia is a public college with a small student population.

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Howard University

Washington, DC

Howard University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the large city of Washington, Howard is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 4,840
New York 37 7,593
New Jersey 33 2,470
Maryland 33 5,026
Delaware 30 246

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 158
Computer Science 134
Information Technology 49
Information Science 48
Computer Systems Analysis 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 471
Engineering 414
Mathematics & Statistics 150
Physical Sciences 96
Architecture & Related Services 72

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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