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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region

6,083 Bachelor's Degrees
$53,438 Avg Salary
$32,247 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region In 2018-2019, 92,596 computer and information sciences students received their bachelor's degree, making the major the #9 most popular in the country. Out of all those awarded degrees, 6,083 went to undergraduates in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking analyzed 33 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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.

How Much Do Computer & Information Sciences Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduation, computer and information sciences majors from schools in the Rocky Mountains Region earn an average salary of $53,438 per year. This is 34% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a computer and information sciences degree is $53,773. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region  53,438
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106,800
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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106,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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106,800

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in Rocky Mountains

The highest paid computer and information sciences majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the Rocky Mountains Region

United States Air Force Academy landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. USAFA is a small public school located in the town of USAF Academy.

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Our rankings recognize University of Colorado Boulder as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Boulder, CU - Boulder is a public school with a very large student population.

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#3

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Brigham Young University - Provo comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. BYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Provo.

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#5

Regis University

Denver, CO

Our rankings recognize Regis University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Denver, Regis U is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus. Located in the city of Denver, CU Anschutz is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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University of Denver

Denver, CO

University of Denver landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. U of Denver is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Denver.

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. UCCS is a fairly large public school located in the city of Colorado Springs.

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Montana Tech of the University of Montana comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the remote town of Butte, Montana Tech is a public school with a small student population.

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Colorado State University - Fort Collins landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Colorado State is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Fort Collins.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best computer and information sciences colleges for a specific state in this the Rocky Mountains region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 34 1,967
Idaho 34 464
Utah 33 3,453
Montana 31 153
Wyoming 25 41

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,857
Computer Science 1,719
Information Technology 1,421
Computer Programming 413
Information Science 301

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Majors Similar to Computer & Information Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 6,370
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 5,887
Physical Sciences 1,478
Mathematics & Statistics 1,157
Natural Resources & Conservation 1,130

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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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