Computer Science Schools In North Carolina

North Carolina has 25 accredited computer science schools where computer science faculty who teach computer science classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  3. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Elizabeth City State University

    1704 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909

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  5. Elon University

    100 Campus Drive, Elon, North Carolina 27244-2010

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  6. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  7. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  8. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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  9. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  10. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  11. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  12. University of North Carolina at Asheville

    One University Hts, Asheville, North Carolina 28804-8510

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  13. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  17. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  19. University of North Carolina at Pembroke

    One University Drive, Pembroke, North Carolina 28372-1510

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  20. Pfeiffer University

    48380 Hwy 52n, Misenheimer, North Carolina 28109-0960

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  21. Saint Augustines College

    1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27610-2298

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  22. Shaw University

    118 East South Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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  23. Warren Wilson College

    701 Warren Wilson Rd, Swannanoa, North Carolina 28778-2099

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  24. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  25. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Computer Science Employment

North Carolina 48,970
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In North Carolina

44,760 44,280 46,960 49,200 14,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 30,220 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 68% in North Carolina. This is slower than the trend for computer science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% between 2006 and 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$62,332 $65,354 $67,972 $69,442 $76,053
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer science professionals are growing in North Carolina. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $62,332 per year, and in 2010 they made $76,053 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$47,263
25th percentile
$56,977
50th percentile
$70,073
75th percentile
$89,427
90th percentile
$108,781

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of North Carolina, 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 130%

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Computer Engineering
$95,493
Computer Forensics
$57,575
Computer Programming
$78,060
Computer Science
$72,012
Information Systems
$100,145
Information Technology
$81,964

Computer science professionals in North Carolina earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
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bachelor
25
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
2
Total37

As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited computer science schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006, 794 students graduated from computer science courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 682 students graduated.

Thus there was a 14% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 68%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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