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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in Massachusetts

6 Colleges
721 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,925 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Vets

Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in MassachusettsIn 2018-2019, 721 bachelor's degrees were awarded to computer information systems students who went to a Massachusetts college or university. This makes it the #27 most popular major in the state. This means that 2.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in Massachusetts ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in CIS. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent computer information systems programs, but they also offer a lot of support to veterans and active service members.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the computer information systems program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best CIS Schools for Veterans ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Veterans in Massachusetts

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans.

Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Veterans

Northeastern University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population. Northeastern also made our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts list, coming in at #1.

Of the 21,627 students enrolled at Northeastern, 700 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 515 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $14,457. To help with additional expenses, 171 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMass Dartmouth is a medium-sized public school located in the midsize suburb of North Dartmouth. UMass Dartmouth not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts list.

Of the 8,513 students enrolled at UMass Dartmouth, 228 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 116 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $10,131. On top of their other funding sources, 8 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Massachusetts - Boston landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer information systems schools. UMass Boston is a fairly large public school located in the city of Boston. UMass Boston also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts rankings.

Of the 16,164 students enrolled at UMass Boston, 684 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 409 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $11,790. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Bentley University

Waltham, MA

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Bentley University. Bentley is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Waltham. Bentley did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts list.

According to our most recent data, Bentley supports 5,460 students, and 33 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 28 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $20,696. To help with additional expenses, 12 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Wellesley College. Located in the large suburb of Wellesley, Wellesley is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. In addition to being on our best for vets list, Wellesley has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts ranking.

Of the 2,534 students enrolled at Wellesley, 14 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 9 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $26,220. In addition to receiving other benefits, 7 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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Worcester State University

Worcester, MA

Worcester State University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer information systems schools. Located in the city of Worcester, Worcester State is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Worcester State not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Massachusetts list.

Among the 6,217 students enrolled at Worcester State, 147 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 77 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,748. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Vets Computer Information Systems Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Vets in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Connecticut 353
Rhode Island 111
New Hampshire 632
Maine 36
Vermont 16

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to CIS

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 2,305
Computer Software & Applications 417
Information Science 380
Information Technology 33
Computer Programming 25

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 6 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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