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Computer Science Schools In North Dakota

Computer Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited computer science schools in North Dakota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of North Dakota, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:


  1. Jamestown College

    608 6th St NE, Jamestown, North Dakota 58405

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

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Computer Science Employment

North Dakota 3,910
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In North Dakota

2,600 1,560 3,320 3,440 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, the field of computer science is shrinking. In 2010 there were 1,690 less computer science professionals working in North Dakota than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 65%. 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 North Dakota

$48,408 $47,964 $51,028 $52,672 $58,913
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to computer science professionals are growing in North Dakota. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $48,408 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,913 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in North Dakota

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This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Dakota state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

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

Computer science professionals in North Dakota 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 Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited computer science schools in North Dakota is decreasing. In 2006, 61 students graduated from computer science courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 2 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota by 97%. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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