Computer Science Schools In Idaho

In Idaho, there are 6 accredited schools where computer science classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Idaho'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:

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


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Idaho 5,360
National 1,479,220

Approximately 0% of the country's computer science professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Idaho

5,600 5,450 5,530 5,910 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, computer science is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 4,260 less computer science professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. Thus, in Idaho, this field has shrunk by 76% 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 Idaho

$53,005 $52,125 $57,542 $56,580 $59,657
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
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 Idaho. Computer science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,005 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,657 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Idaho

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Idaho state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 171% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Idaho

Computer Engineering
Computer Forensics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

In Idaho, 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 Idaho


As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in Idaho state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 101 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Idaho and in 2010 there were 64 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho by 37%. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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