Career placement in CS at Purdue
The Department of Computer Science has a very high placement rate.
For the May 2014 graduating class, the average starting salary for a CS undergrad was $72,796, and the higher end of salaries was $105,000. Computer Science graduates had the third highest salary of all graduating students at Purdue for May 2014, right behind Pharmacy (average was $114,276) and Computer Engineering (average $76,306).
More than 90 percent of graduates are employed or in graduate school within one year of finishing their Purdue degree. Why are we so successful?
- Purdue CS students learn on some of the most state-of-the-art equipment.
- Our students work together on projects, which prepares them well for the collaborative environment of the working world.
- The CS corporate partners program provides regular connections between students and some of the best-known companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft, Intel, and Amazon.
2013-2014 BS self-reported placement results: