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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Minnesota

1,901 Bachelor's Degrees
$55,579 Avg Salary
$27,487 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in MinnesotaOut of the 34 majors we analyze each year, computer and information sciences was ranked 7th in Minnesota. In fact, 1,901 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.1% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. 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 Minnesota ranking looked at 18 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

After graduation, computer and information sciences majors from schools in Minnesota earn an average salary of $55,579 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 40% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

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 Minnesota  55,579
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111,200
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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111,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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111,200

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in Minnesota

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 Minnesota

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Capella University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Capella University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

College of Saint Benedict earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Saint Joseph, CSB is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#2

Carleton College

Northfield, MN

Our rankings recognize Carleton College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Northfield, Carleton is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Saint Johns University

Collegeville, MN

Our rankings recognize Saint Johns University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the rural area of Collegeville, SJU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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#4

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Saint Peter, Gustavus Adolphus is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of St Thomas Minnesota. Located in the large city of Saint Paul, UST MN is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Minnesota - Morris. Located in the town of Morris, UMN Morris is a public school with a small student population.

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Macalester College

Saint Paul, MN

Our rankings recognize Macalester College as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Macalester is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Saint Paul.

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Our rankings recognize Concordia College at Moorhead as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Concordia College Moorhead is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized suburb of Moorhead.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 35 1,737
Kansas 32 658
South Dakota 32 254
Iowa 31 870
Nebraska 31 614
North Dakota 30 178

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 952
Computer Information Systems 335
Information Technology 233
Computer Systems Analysis 146
Information Science 115

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,564
Engineering 1,652
Physical Sciences 834
Mathematics & Statistics 786
Natural Resources & Conservation 483

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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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