Computer & Information Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut

6 Colleges
568 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,364 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Computer & Information Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in ConnecticutWith 568 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, computer and information sciences is the #13 most popular major in Connecticut. This means that of the 92,596 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those computer and information sciences schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Connecticut

Check out the computer and information sciences programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Connecticut

#1

Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. Yale did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list.

The average student at Yale graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $25,454. This means that the average student pays around $104,361 to get a bachelor’s degree from Yale. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Connecticut comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Storrs, UCONN is a public college with a very large student population. UCONN not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list.

The average student at UCONN graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $39,140. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UCONN is $162,822. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Eastern Connecticut State University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. ECSU is a small public school located in the town of Willimantic. ECSU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list.

The average student at ECSU graduates in less than 4.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,043. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from ECSU be around $130,381. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Central Connecticut State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. CCSU is a large public school located in the large suburb of New Britain. CCSU also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list, coming in at #4.

The average student at CCSU graduates in less than 4.6 years, and it costs about $29,332 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from CCSU be around $134,927. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize Southern Connecticut State University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. SCSU is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of New Haven. SCSU not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list.

At SCSU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,075. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from SCSU be around $134,617. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#6

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

Sacred Heart University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Fairfield, Sacred Heart is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. Sacred Heart also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Connecticut list, coming in at #3.

The average student at Sacred Heart graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $46,140. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Sacred Heart is $190,097. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 408
Maine 193
Rhode Island 474
Massachusetts 3,920
New Hampshire 885

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 353
Computer Science 138
Information Technology 39
Information Science 18
Computer Programming 13

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,537
Engineering 1,451
Mathematics & Statistics 549
Physical Sciences 402
Natural Resources & Conservation 195

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • 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).
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