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Southern Methodist University MS in Computer Systems Analysis

The main focus area for this major is Information Systems. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Computer Systems Analysis is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at Southern Methodist University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in computer systems, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Computer Systems from SMU Cost?

$47,478 Average Tuition and Fees
$77,720 Average Student Debt

SMU Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at SMU paid an average of $1,704 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $40,896 $40,896
Fees $6,582 $6,582

SMU Computer Systems MS Student Debt

One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Students who received their master’s degree at SMU in Computer Systems walked away with an average of $77,720 in student debt. That is 83% higher than the national average of $42,418.


How Much Can You Make With a MS in Computer Systems From SMU?

$78,700 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of computer systems students who receive their master’s degree from SMU is $78,700 per year. That is 5% higher than the national average of $74,875.


Does SMU Offer an Online MS in Computer Systems?

If you’re interested in online learning, you’re in luck. SMU does offer online classes in its computer systems master’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the SMU Online Learning page.

SMU Master’s Student Diversity for Computer Systems

35 Master's Degrees Awarded
11.4% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 35 master’s degrees in computer systems handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 11.4% of the students who received their MS in computer systems in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 36.1%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 20.0% of computer systems master’s degree recipients at SMU in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 22%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 14
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

MS in Computer Systems Focus Areas at SMU

Computer Systems Analysis students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Information Systems 35

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to computer systems analysis.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Science 120
Computer Science 48
Information Technology 14

View All Computer Systems Analysis Related Majors >


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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