Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Computer & Information Sciences and the types of students that study this field. South Texas College awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Knowledge Systems Institute and Technical Learning Centers Inc have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Computer & Information Sciences. Tuition costs for General Computer & Information Sciences majors are, on average, $6,984 for in-state public colleges, and $31,343 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Computer & Information Sciences programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Computer & Information Sciences field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Computer & Information Sciences majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Computer & Information Sciences majors need more than the average amount of Programming, Installation, and Troubleshooting.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Computer & Information Sciences majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Programming is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.