UNT computer science degree ranked a top return on investment by PayScale.com

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 09:21

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Computer science degrees from the University of North Texas College of Engineering ranked fourth in the country for the best annual return on investment value by PayScale.com.

According to the site, UNT computer science degrees have a 13.5 percent annual return on investment. Computer science majors have the best 20-year return on investment out of all the degrees the site ranks because of the high earning potential a computer science degree warrants in today's technology-driven world, according to PayScale.com's report.

UNT's Department of Computer Science and Engineering was founded in 1971. Faculty in the department have been recognized by the National Science Foundation, the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

"It is excellent news that our computer science program has been nationally recognized for its value by PayScale.com. We are very proud of our many alumni who have contributed to this recognition through their success," said Department Chair Barrett Bryant.

About UNT's College of Engineering

UNT's College of Engineering is housed on the university's Discovery Park campus, a 300-acre research park with state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment. The college offers 21 degree programs in its six departments, which include biomedical engineering, computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, engineering technology, materials science and engineering and mechanical and energy engineering.

For more information, visit UNT College of Engineering online.

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