Computer Science Schools In Georgia

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 14 accredited computer science schools in Georgia. The trends in Georgia's computer science academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in computer science includes computer science training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  2. Berry College

    2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149

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  3. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

    20 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Fort Valley State University

    1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313

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  5. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

    36 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgia Southwestern State University

    800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr., Americus, Georgia 31709-4693

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  7. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  8. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  10. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  11. Paine College

    1235 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901-3182

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  12. Piedmont College

    165 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010

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  13. Southern Polytechnic State University

    1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

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  14. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Georgia 55,630
National 1,479,220

Approximately 3% of the country's computer science professionals work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Georgia

51,100 50,840 55,850 56,930 13,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in Georgia. 37,230 less computer science professionals were working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 73% in Georgia. 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 Georgia

$61,562 $64,788 $68,718 $69,600 $72,637
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to computer science professionals are increasing in Georgia. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,562 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,637 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$38,490
25th percentile
$50,617
50th percentile
$67,677
75th percentile
$89,530
90th percentile
$111,383

Thus, there was a 15% growth in computer science professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Georgia state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 189% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Georgia

Computer Engineering
$95,737
Computer Forensics
$60,535
Computer Programming
$73,100
Computer Science
$69,182
Information Systems
$97,185
Information Technology
$80,972

In Georgia, 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 Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
11
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited computer science schools in Georgia is increasing. In Georgia, there were 287 graduates in 2006. And there were 302 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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