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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the New England Region

6,450 Bachelor's Degrees
$64,814 Avg Salary
$25,223 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the New England RegionWith 92,596 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, computer and information sciences is the #9 most popular major in the United States. Of those degrees, 6,450 went to students in the New England region of the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences list to help you make the college decision.

For this year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the New England Region ranking, we looked at 43 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after 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.

Salaries of Computer & Information Sciences Majors After Graduation

After graduation, computer and information sciences majors from schools in the New England Region earn an average salary of $64,814 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 63% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

If you compare this average salary to that of other schools, it's quite good. In fact, it is 21% higher than the national average of $53,773 per year for computer and information sciences graduates.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in the New England Region  64,814
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129,600
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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129,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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129,600

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in the New England Region

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid computer and information sciences majors.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in the New England Region

#1

Brown University

Providence, RI

Our rankings recognize Brown University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Brown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Providence.

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Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Harvard University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Cambridge, Harvard is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. MIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Cambridge.

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Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

Our rankings recognize Dartmouth College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the remote town of Hanover, Dartmouth is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

Our rankings recognize Wesleyan University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Wesleyan U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Middletown.

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Williams College

Williamstown, MA

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Williams College. Williams is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Williamstown.

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Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME

Our rankings recognize Bowdoin College as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Brunswick, Bowdoin is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Wellesley is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Wellesley.

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Stonehill College

Easton, MA

Stonehill College comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Easton, Stonehill is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best computer and information sciences schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 408
Maine 32 193
Rhode Island 32 474
Massachusetts 32 3,920
New Hampshire 31 885
Connecticut 31 568

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 3,143
Computer Information Systems 1,871
Computer Software & Applications 573
Information Science 419
Information Technology 275

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 8,454
Engineering 7,932
Mathematics & Statistics 3,193
Natural Resources & Conservation 2,315
Physical Sciences 2,120

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Almonroth.

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