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George Mason University

Computer and Information Sciences, General (11.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Science
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 110101

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1980
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-181,2671,194179
2018-191,4881,390237
2019-201,6371,517285
2020-211,8091,650315
2021-221,909838359

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 6,445

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)



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The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2017-181718179
2018-1920829237
2019-2025926285
2020-2128332315
2021-2232534359
Five Year Summary1,2461291,375
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years10610204521,375112513331,375

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Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)36651%$97,997$124,941$151,096
2011-12 (8 years)30760%$98,119$124,224$151,726
2014-15 (5 years)36656%$85,620$106,500$127,280
2016-17 (3 years)51461%$77,500$92,929$110,523
2018-19 (18 months)77766%$65,724$77,880$88,843



Student Debt of Graduates

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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1723546.4%$ 13,668$ 23,994$ 25,998$ 31,473
2013-14 to 2017-1828546.9%$ 14,599$ 24,740$ 26,276$ 33,176
2014-15 to 2018-1936146.9%$ 14,424$ 24,327$ 25,736$ 31,473
2015-16 to 2019-2048449.9%$ 14,567$ 24,736$ 26,134$ 33,975
2016-17 to 2020-2159551.4%$ 14,348$ 24,494$ 26,525$ 34,680
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1723546.4%$ 13,668$ 24,858$ 29,907$ 39,658
2013-14 to 2017-1828546.9%$ 15,386$ 26,077$ 30,991$ 41,000
2014-15 to 2018-1936146.9%$ 15,473$ 24,748$ 29,748$ 40,078
2015-16 to 2019-2048650.2%$ 15,473$ 25,798$ 30,731$ 40,566
2016-17 to 2020-2159851.7%$ 14,966$ 25,745$ 31,395$ 41,408


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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