Computer Science Schools In Virginia

There are 24 accredited computer science schools in Virginia for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Virginia, 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. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Bridgewater College

    402 E College St, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812-1599

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  3. Christopher Newport University

    1 University Place, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  4. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  5. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  6. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  7. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

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  8. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  9. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  10. Hollins University

    7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020

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  11. Longwood University

    201 High St, Farmville, Virginia 23909

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  12. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  13. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  14. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  15. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  16. Roanoke College

    221 College Lane, Salem, Virginia 24153-3794

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  17. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  18. Sweet Briar College

    134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998

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  19. Virginia Military Institute

    Lexington, Virginia 24450-0304

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  20. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  21. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  22. Virginia Wesleyan College

    1584 Wesleyan Dr, Norfolk, Virginia 23502-5599

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  23. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  24. Columbia College in Fairfax

    8300 Merrifield Ave 3F, Fairfax, Virginia 22031

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Virginia 70,970
National 1,479,220

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

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Virginia

64,090 65,510 68,000 70,360 16,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in Virginia. There were 47,170 less computer science professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has shrunk by 74% 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 Virginia

$70,338 $72,918 $75,888 $76,048 $83,187
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
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 Virginia. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $70,338 per year, and in 2010 they made $83,187 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$48,800
25th percentile
$61,907
50th percentile
$79,390
75th percentile
$99,377
90th percentile
$119,364

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. 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 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Virginia

Computer Engineering
$100,553
Computer Forensics
$75,520
Computer Programming
$76,960
Computer Science
$78,976
Information Systems
$115,645
Information Technology
$90,907

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
21
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total30

The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited computer science schools in Virginia is increasing. In Virginia, there were 172 graduates in 2006. And there were 195 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 70%, earned a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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