Computer Science Schools In California

California has 110 accredited computer science schools where computer science faculty who teach computer science classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in California, which includes computer science training at the following levels:

  • Computer Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  2. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  3. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  4. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Butte College

    3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, California 95965-8399

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  6. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

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  7. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

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  8. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  9. California State University-Bakersfield

    9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

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  10. California State University-Stanislaus

    One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382-0299

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  11. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  12. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  13. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  14. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

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  15. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  16. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  17. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  18. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  19. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  20. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  21. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  22. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. California College-San Diego

    2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 300, San Diego, California 92108-3824

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  30. Canada College

    4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, California 94061-1099

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  31. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  32. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  33. Cerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

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  34. Chabot College

    25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545

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  35. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

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  36. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

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  37. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

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  38. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

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  39. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

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  40. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  41. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  42. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  43. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  44. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  45. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  46. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

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  47. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  48. Gavilan College

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020

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  49. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

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  50. Harvey Mudd College

    301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, California 91711

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  51. Humboldt State University

    1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299

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  52. Imperial Valley College

    380 E. Aten Road, Imperial, California 92251-0158

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  53. LA College International

    3200 Wilshire Blvd. #400, Los Angeles, California 90010-1308

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  54. Reedley College

    995 N Reed Ave, Reedley, California 93654

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  55. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  56. Los Angeles Harbor College

    1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, California 90744-2397

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  57. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

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  58. The Master's College and Seminary

    21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California 91321-1200

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  59. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  60. College of Marin

    835 College Ave, Kentfield, California 94904-2590

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  61. Mendocino College

    1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, California 95482

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  62. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  63. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  64. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  65. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  66. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

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  67. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  68. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

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  69. Naval Postgraduate School

    1 University Circle, Monterey, California 93943

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  70. Occidental College

    1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392

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  71. Ohlone Community College

    43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, California 94539-0390

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  72. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  73. Pacific Union College

    One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707

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  74. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  75. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  76. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

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  77. Pomona College

    550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319

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  78. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  79. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  80. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  81. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  82. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  83. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  84. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  85. San Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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  86. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  87. College of San Mateo

    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, California 94402-3784

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  88. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  89. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  90. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  91. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  92. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

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  93. College of the Siskiyous

    800 College Ave, Weed, California 96094-2899

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  94. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  95. Sonoma State University

    1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609

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  96. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  97. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  98. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

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  99. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  100. Brandman University- Part of the Chapman University System

    16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, California 92618

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  101. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  102. California State University-San Marcos

    333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, California 92096-0001

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  103. Copper Mountain Community College

    6162 Rotary Way, Joshua Tree, California 92252

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  104. Santiago Canyon College

    8045 E Chapman, Orange, California 92869-4512

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  105. Southern California Institute of Technology

    222 S. Harbor Blvd., Suite 200, Anaheim, California 92805-3758

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  106. East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program

    1501 W Del Norte St., West Covina, California 91790

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  107. San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus

    720 Heber Ave, Calexico, California 92231

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  108. California State University-Channel Islands

    One University Dr, Camarillo, California 93012

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  109. Folsom Lake College

    10 College Parkway, Folsom, California 95630

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  110. National Polytechnic College

    6630 Telegraph Road, Commerce, California 90040

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Cities

  1. Computer Science Schools in Los Angeles, CA7 Schools
  2. Computer Science Schools in San Diego, CA4 Schools
  3. Computer Science Schools in Claremont, CA4 Schools
  4. Computer Science Schools in Sacramento, CA4 Schools
  5. Computer Science Schools in San Francisco, CA3 Schools
  6. Computer Science Schools in Fullerton, CA2 Schools
  7. Computer Science Schools in Orange, CA2 Schools
  8. Computer Science Schools in Hayward, CA2 Schools
  9. Computer Science Schools in Santa Barbara, CA2 Schools
  10. Computer Science Schools in Bakersfield, CA2 Schools
  11. Computer Science Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA2 Schools
  12. Computer Science Schools in Fresno, CA2 Schools
  13. Computer Science Schools in Riverside, CA2 Schools
  14. Computer Science Schools in Irvine, CA2 Schools
  15. Computer Science Schools in Monterey, CA2 Schools
  16. Computer Science Schools in Santa Clara, CA2 Schools
  17. Computer Science Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  18. Computer Science Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  19. Computer Science Schools in San Mateo, CA1 Schools
  20. Computer Science Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  21. Computer Science Schools in El Cajon, CA1 Schools
  22. Computer Science Schools in Angwin, CA1 Schools
  23. Computer Science Schools in Sonora, CA1 Schools
  24. Computer Science Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  25. Computer Science Schools in Camarillo, CA1 Schools
  26. Computer Science Schools in Fremont, CA1 Schools
  27. Computer Science Schools in Turlock, CA1 Schools
  28. Computer Science Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  29. Computer Science Schools in Moorpark, CA1 Schools
  30. Computer Science Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  31. Computer Science Schools in Malibu, CA1 Schools
  32. Computer Science Schools in Livermore, CA1 Schools
  33. Computer Science Schools in Ukiah, CA1 Schools
  34. Computer Science Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  35. Computer Science Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  36. Computer Science Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  37. Computer Science Schools in Arcata, CA1 Schools
  38. Computer Science Schools in Torrance, CA1 Schools
  39. Computer Science Schools in Calexico, CA1 Schools
  40. Computer Science Schools in Berkeley, CA1 Schools
  41. Computer Science Schools in Davis, CA1 Schools
  42. Computer Science Schools in La Mirada, CA1 Schools
  43. Computer Science Schools in Imperial, CA1 Schools
  44. Computer Science Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  45. Computer Science Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  46. Computer Science Schools in Folsom, CA1 Schools
  47. Computer Science Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  48. Computer Science Schools in Joshua Tree, CA1 Schools
  49. Computer Science Schools in Ridgecrest, CA1 Schools
  50. Computer Science Schools in Rohnert Park, CA1 Schools
  51. Computer Science Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  52. Computer Science Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  53. Computer Science Schools in San Bernardino, CA1 Schools
  54. Computer Science Schools in Aptos, CA1 Schools
  55. Computer Science Schools in Oroville, CA1 Schools
  56. Computer Science Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  57. Computer Science Schools in Reedley, CA1 Schools
  58. Computer Science Schools in Gilroy, CA1 Schools
  59. Computer Science Schools in Weed, CA1 Schools
  60. Computer Science Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  61. Computer Science Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools
  62. Computer Science Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  63. Computer Science Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  64. Computer Science Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  65. Computer Science Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  66. Computer Science Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  67. Computer Science Schools in Pomona, CA1 Schools
  68. Computer Science Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  69. Computer Science Schools in Stockton, CA1 Schools
  70. Computer Science Schools in West Covina, CA1 Schools
  71. Computer Science Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  72. Computer Science Schools in Stanford, CA1 Schools
  73. Computer Science Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Computer Science Employment

California 170,660
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 13% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In California

157,020 165,990 171,300 169,260 51,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in California. There were 105,350 less computer science professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 67%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of computer science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in California

$71,400 $76,230 $78,688 $81,010 $94,220
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer science professionals are growing in California. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $71,400 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $94,220 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in California

10th percentile
$52,230
25th percentile
$67,513
50th percentile
$89,973
75th percentile
$112,433
90th percentile
$134,893

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science. The pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 44%

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in California

Computer Engineering
$107,800
Computer Forensics
$74,010
Computer Programming
$84,470
Computer Science
$84,672
Information Systems
$113,100
Information Technology
$91,981

In California, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
53
bachelor
57
master
29
doctor
11
Certificate
51
Total201

As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 110 accredited computer science schools in California state is decreasing. In California, there were 3,200 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,031 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in California by 5%. Most of these graduates, or 28%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in California

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