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2024 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in Pennsylvania

4 Colleges in Pennsylvania
242 Networking Degrees Awarded
$48,391 Avg Early-Career Salary
A degree in computer systems networking is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #125 out of 395 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

College Factual looked at 4 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in Pennsylvania ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 242 degrees in computer systems networking during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Computer Systems Networking School

Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in Pennsylvania Your choice of computer systems networking school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Computer Systems Networking School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Computer Systems Networking Rankings by Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Networking
Bachelor's Degrees in Networking
Master's Degrees in Networking

The networking school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in Pennsylvania. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.


 

Best Schools for Computer Systems Networking in Pennsylvania

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the networking degrees they offer, see the list below.

Top Pennsylvania Schools in Networking

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In PA
94 Networking Degrees Awarded

Carnegie Mellon University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in computer systems networking. Located in the large city of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #9 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Carnegie Mellon is a great university overall.

There were roughly 94 computer systems networking students who graduated with this degree at Carnegie Mellon in the most recent year we have data available.

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It is hard to beat Harrisburg Area Community College if you wish to pursue a degree in computer systems networking. HACC is a fairly large public college located in the city of Harrisburg. This college ranks 73rd out of 109 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 25 computer systems networking students who graduated with this degree at HACC in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the networking program state that they receive average early career income of $37,733.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
11th Most Popular In PA

It is hard to beat University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus if you want to pursue a degree in computer systems networking. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Pitt is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #79 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Pitt is a great university overall.

There were roughly 4 computer systems networking students who graduated with this degree at Pitt in the most recent data year.

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It is difficult to beat Pennsylvania College of Technology if you want to pursue a degree in computer systems networking. Penn College is a small public college located in the small city of Williamsport. This college ranks 55th out of 109 colleges for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 23 computer systems networking students who graduated with this degree at Penn College in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the networking program state that they receive average early career wages of $43,862.

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Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$29,015 Median Starting Salary

Any student pursuing a degree in computer systems networking has to take a look at Lincoln Technical Institute - Allentown. Located in the large suburb of Allentown, Lincoln Tech - Allentown is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

There were about 15 computer systems networking students who graduated with this degree at Lincoln Tech - Allentown in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the networking program make an average of $29,015 in the first couple years of their career.

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Best Computer Systems Networking Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 333 78
Maryland 279 135
New Jersey 273 97
District of Columbia 188 0
Delaware 175 0

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

Networking Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 242

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 3,822
Computer Science 1,957
Information Technology 1,874
Information Science 1,562
Computer Software & Applications 540
Computer Programming 133
Computer Systems Analysis 50
Other Computer & Information Sciences 24
Data Processing 17
Data Entry 2

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