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Computer Science, BS


Computer science skills are in high demand. In the US, computing and IT fields are growing faster than all others combined this decade, and with six-figure median salaries that are double the average for all other occupations.

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Earning your computer science bachelor’s degree at USF gives you an edge in the marketplace. Our faculty’s industry connections help you meet mentors and win internships that can lead straight into full-time jobs or grad school. And then there’s San Francisco itself — what other place offers so many free tech meetups (from live coding events and salons to fun Fort Mason hangouts) that they have their own webpage?

Top 20

for Tech Salaries

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Our graduates get hired all over the place. Here's a partial list:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Cisco
  • Coinbase
  • Consilient Labs, Inc
  • Expedia Group
  • Fitbit
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Ikigai
  • Intel Corporation
  • Intuit, Inc.
  • Lucid Motors
  • Meta
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • Pacific Maritime Association
  • Pantheon
  • PlayStation
  • Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC)
  • Rakuten
  • Raytheon
  • Salesforce
  • Sonos, Inc.


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Average starting salary for 2022 USF graduates in Computer Science
Source: USF First Destination Survey

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Undergraduate Internships

CTOs around the Bay Area know USF’s professors and email them when they need interns. Enter you.

  • Aira
  • Amazon
  • AmeriCorps
  • accesSOS
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bytes for Bits
  • Cabezon Investments
  • ClubFeast
  • Coinbase
  • Geiger Plastics
  • HCL Technologies
  • Hedge Trackers
  • iD Tech Camps
  • Intel
  • Intuit
  • Jawbone
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MetaZoo Games
  • Microsoft
  • Mission Bit
  • Optimizely
  • Pantheon
  • PearlPay
  • Planet Bravo
  • Pronto Giving
  • SAP
  • Sentieo
  • The Wonderful Company
  • Teach For America
  • Tesla
  • Tom Sawyer Software
  • Truebeck Construction
  • United Nations
  • United States College Information System Project
  • Volatrade
  • Volta Charging
  • Washington State Democratic Party
  • Zenyum
  • Zeroed Labs, LLC


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Graduate Schools

Many USF computer science alums pursue higher degrees. Here’s a sampling of where they’ve enrolled:

  • Boston University
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University
  • MIT
  • Purdue University
  • Stanford University
  • Syracuse University
  • UC Berkeley Extension
  • University of California‚ Santa Cruz
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Urbana
  • University of San Francisco
  • Washington University in St. Louis


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128,000 alumni worldwide

Connect with other Dons who will be happy to help you launch your career. Use our exclusive online community NetworkUSF to meet mentors and get hiring tips, or find CS alums on LinkedIn.

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Dion Feng '23

Software Engineer, Walmart

Launch Your Career

I’m going to be a software engineer at Walmart. When coding, I feel like I’m creating something meaningful, and I’m excited to use my skills to address real-world issues and make a positive impact."

Dion Feng '23

Software Engineer, Walmart

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Kevin Sarmiento ’24 is interning at the City of South San Francisco's Engineering Department within the Department of Public Works.

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