Computer Science Schools In Utah

Utah has 13 accredited computer science schools where computer science faculty who teach computer science classes can find employment. The trends in Utah'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


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Stevens-Henager College-Ogden

    1350 W. 1890 S., West Haven, Utah 84401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo

    1476 South Sandhill Road, Orem, Utah 84058

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Stevens-Henager College in Murray

    383 W Vine St, Murray, Utah 84123-5671

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Neumont University

    10701 S. River Front Parkway, Suite 300, South Jordan, Utah 84095

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Stevens-Henager College in Logan

    755 S Main St, Logan, Utah 84321

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Utah 15,260
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Utah

11,540 12,070 12,820 13,420 3,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of computer science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 8,170 less computer science professionals working in Utah than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71%. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$59,774 $61,920 $62,758 $63,876 $72,690
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
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 Utah. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $59,774 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$42,763
25th percentile
$55,917
50th percentile
$69,500
75th percentile
$87,647
90th percentile
$108,747

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer science professionals earning 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Utah

Computer Engineering
$81,960
Computer Forensics
$55,150
Computer Programming
$70,300
Computer Science
$66,492
Information Systems
$87,135
Information Technology
$74,304

In Utah, 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 Utah

associate
4
bachelor
11
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total21

As the number of computer science professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited computer science schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006, 484 students graduated from computer science courses in Utah. And in 2010, 429 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 52%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Utah

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