Computer Science Schools In Florida

Florida has 19 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 Florida, 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. Atlantic Technical Center

    4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, Florida 33063-3902

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  2. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  3. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  4. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  5. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach

    600 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

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  6. Florida Institute of Technology

    150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Florida Memorial University

    15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199

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  8. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

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  9. Everest University-Pompano Beach

    225 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach, Florida 33062

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  10. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  12. Sheridan Technical Center

    5400 Sheridan St, Hollywood, Florida 33021

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  13. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  14. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  15. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  16. Everest University-Brandon

    3924 Coconut Palm Dr, Tampa, Florida 33619-1354

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  17. Everest University-Lakeland

    995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110, Lakeland, Florida 33801

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  18. Everest University-South Orlando

    9200 Soutpark Center Loop, Orlando, Florida 32819

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  19. Management Resources Institute

    10 NW Le Jeune Road, Miami, Florida 33126

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Florida 65,440
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Florida

65,810 62,790 65,940 67,280 12,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in Florida. 53,200 less computer science professionals were working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has shrunk by 81% in four years. This decline is faster 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 Florida

$60,868 $63,878 $66,360 $68,788 $79,970
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer science professionals are growing in Florida. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $60,868 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$40,800
25th percentile
$56,143
50th percentile
$73,197
75th percentile
$97,753
90th percentile
$122,309

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Florida, 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 200%

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Florida

Computer Engineering
$84,410
Computer Forensics
$59,660
Computer Programming
$65,110
Computer Science
$71,806
Information Systems
$98,795
Information Technology
$77,074

In Florida, computer science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
16
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
3
Total29

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited computer science schools in Florida is decreasing. In 2006, 178 students graduated from computer science courses in Florida. And in 2010, 173 students graduated.

This represents a 3% decrease in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. 55% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Florida

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