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Establishments primarily engaged in offering data processing courses or training in computer programming and in computer and computer peripheral equipment operation, maintenance, and repair.


SIC Code 8243 - Data Processing Schools is a final level code of the “Services” Division. There are 2,264 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 8243 - Data Processing Schools are:

  • Computer operator training
  • Computer repair training
  • Computer software training
  • Data processing schools


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 8243 - Data Processing Schools that is a better classification match. Schools offering an academic degree in computer sciences are classified in SIC Code - 822.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 8243

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 8243 – Data Processing Schools. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 824301 Computer Training
  • 824302 Computers-Programming Instruction
  • 824303 Internet Services-Internet Training

7-digit SIC

  • 8243001 Data Processing Schools
  • 8243002 Software Training
  • 8243003 Computer Operator Training
  • 8243004 Computer Repair Training
  • 8243005 Computer Training
  • 8243006 Computers-Programming Instruction
  • 8243007 Internet Services -Internet Training

8-digit SIC

  • 82430000 Data Processing Schools
  • 82439901 Operator Training, Computer
  • 82439902 Repair Training, Computer
  • 82439903 Software Training, Computer