Most Popular Colleges for Software Developers

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From Harvey Mudd to Rochester Institute of Technology, science-oriented schools are renowned for producing computer whiz kids. Plenty of other schools do, as well. Curious where software developers most often go to school? See our list of most popular schools for software developers, as reported by graduates with jobs in the field of software development.

Most Popular Colleges for Software Developers - Full List
Full Sail University
Harvey Mudd College
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech)
Dakota State University
Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT)
Hendrix College
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Case Western Reserve University
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT)
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Brigham Young University - Idaho (BYU - Idaho)
Grinnell College
Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech)
University of Minnesota
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Swarthmore College
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Schools are listed in descending order of percentage of total graduates who report having the given job title. Foreign, military, and business only schools were excluded, as well as those for which there was insufficient data to conclude the popularity of a job title amongst the schools graduates. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals who have graduated from these schools. See full methodology for more.
 
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