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Computer Science Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 9 accredited schools where computer science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in computer science training at the following levels:


  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

    3 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Connecticut 23,730
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Connecticut

24,200 23,480 23,590 23,370 7,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 16,620 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has shrunk by 69% in four years. This decline is slower 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 Connecticut

$68,904 $71,734 $73,576 $74,712 $78,150
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $68,904 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,150 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Connecticut

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Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Connecticut

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

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited computer science schools in Connecticut is increasing. In Connecticut, there were 80 graduates in 2006. And there were 132 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

This represents a 65% increase in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. Most of these graduates, or 42%, earned an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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