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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in New York

7,593 Bachelor's Degrees
$55,023 Avg Salary
$22,288 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in New YorkIn 2018-2019, computer and information sciences students earned 7,593 bachelor's degrees from a New York school, making the subject the 7th in the state. This means that of the 92,596 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 8.2% were from a college or university in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in New York ranking looked at 45 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Computer & Information Sciences Majors

After graduating, computer and information sciences majors that go to school in New York go on to jobs making an average of $55,023 per year. This is 38% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

The national average salary for computer and information sciences bachelor's degree holders is $53,773. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in New York.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in New York  55,023
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110,000
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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110,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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110,000

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in New York

The highest paid computer and information sciences majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in New York

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Cornell is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Ithaca.

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Columbia University in the City of New York landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the large city of New York, Columbia is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Troy, RPI is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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St Lawrence University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. St. Lawrence is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Canton.

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#4

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Rochester. Located in the medium-sized city of Rochester, University of Rochester is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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United States Military Academy earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. West Point is a small public school located in the fringe town of West Point.

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#5

Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

Our rankings recognize Colgate University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Colgate is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Hamilton.

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Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

Our rankings recognize Clarkson University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Potsdam, Clarkson is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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New York University

New York, NY

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to New York University. NYU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

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#7

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Marist College landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Marist is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie.

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Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in New York award.

Rank College Location
8 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
9 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
10 SUNY Potsdam Potsdam, NY
11 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
11 Adelphi University Garden City, NY
12 Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, NY
13 Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
15 Hartwick College Oneonta, NY
16 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY

Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 4,840
New Jersey 33 2,470
Maryland 33 5,026
Delaware 30 246
District of Columbia 28 390

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 2,700
Computer Science 2,384
Information Science 1,157
Computer Software & Applications 631
Information Technology 445

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 8,509
Engineering 7,376
Mathematics & Statistics 2,713
Physical Sciences 2,538
Engineering Technologies 1,861

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Notes and 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).
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