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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Rhode Island

474 Bachelor's Degrees
$59,860 Avg Salary
$25,509 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Rhode IslandComputer & Information Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Rhode Island. With 474 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 10th out of all the majors we track. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Rhode Island ranking looked at 5 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 Rhode Island earn an average salary of $59,860 per year. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 50% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences is $53,773. This means that degree holders from schools in Rhode Island make 11% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools in Rhode Island  59,860
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119,800
Average Salary for Computer & Information Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,773
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119,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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119,800

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2021 Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Grads in Rhode Island

Learn more about the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid computer and information sciences graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates in Rhode Island

#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 city of Providence.

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Providence College

Providence, RI

Our rankings recognize Providence College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Providence is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Providence.

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University of Rhode Island earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of Kingston, URI is a public school with a large student population.

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Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the suburb of Providence, RIC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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New England Institute of Technology comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of East Greenwich.

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Roger Williams University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer and information sciences school. Located in the suburb of Bristol, RWU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Johnson & Wales University - Providence. Located in the city of Providence, JWU Providence is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 241
Computer Information Systems 111
Computer Software & Applications 49
Information Technology 34
Computer Programming 25

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 693
Engineering 556
Mathematics & Statistics 307
Architecture & Related Services 149
Natural Resources & Conservation 148

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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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