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Computer Science Enrollments Rocketed Last Year, Up 22% 137

alphadogg writes "A sneak peek at the annual Computing Research Association's (CRA) report on computer science enrollments at colleges shows that strong demand for technically-savvy workers is luring students in a big way. The full 2013 Taulbee Report will be published in May, but the CRA revealed a few tidbits this week in its Computer Research News publication. Among the findings: Among 123 departments responding last year and the year before, there was a 22% increase in enrollment for computer science bachelor's degree programs at U.S. schools. Degrees awarded increased 0.9% and new enrollments rose 13.7%"
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Computer Science Enrollments Rocketed Last Year, Up 22%

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  • by NotDrWho ( 3543773 ) on Tuesday March 11, 2014 @02:39PM (#46456455)

    HR departments are the bane of modern business.

    "Sorry, sir, but we just don't feel that you're qualified for this entry-level programming position"
    "But I'm Bill Gates!"
    "Yes, and your application clearly shows that you dropped out of college before obtaining your Bachelor's Degree..."
    "But I'm *Bill Gates*!"
    "Sorry sir, please apply again when you have the required degree..."

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