Computer & Information Sciences

2022 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the New England Region

81 Colleges in the New England Region
12,604 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded
$58,176 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you plan on majoring in computer and information sciences, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #8 in the country in terms of popularity. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

College Factual looked at 81 colleges and universities when compiling its 2022 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the New England Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 12,604 degrees in computer and information sciences to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Computer & Information Sciences School

Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the New England Region The computer and information sciences program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Computer & Information Sciences rankings. For our Best Overall Computer & Information Sciences 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.

Pick Your Computer & Information Sciences Degree Level

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 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the New England Region list to help you make the college decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for Computer & Information Sciences in the New England Region

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the computer and information sciences degree levels they offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

12 Top New England Region Schools in Computer & Information Sciences

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
723 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in computer and information sciences has to look into Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Located in the city of Cambridge, MIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #2 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means MIT is a great school overall.

There were approximately 723 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at MIT in the most recent data year. Those computer and information sciences students who get their degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology make $59,924 more than the average computer and information sciences student.

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#2

Yale University

New Haven, CT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
174 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Yale University if you wish to pursue a degree in computer and information sciences. Located in the medium-sized city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #8 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Yale is a great university overall.

There were about 174 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Yale in the most recent data year. Computer & Information Sciences degree recipients from Yale University earn a boost of around $62,124 over the average earnings of computer and information sciences majors.

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#3

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
332 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in computer and information sciences needs to check out Harvard University. Harvard is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Cambridge. A Best Schools rank of #10 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Harvard is a great university overall.

There were approximately 332 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Harvard in the most recent year we have data available. Computer & Information Sciences degree recipients from Harvard University get an earnings boost of around $70,724 over the typical earnings of computer and information sciences graduates.

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#4

Brown University

Providence, RI
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
366 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Every student pursuing a degree in computer and information sciences needs to look into Brown University. Located in the city of Providence, Brown is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #24 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Brown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 366 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Brown in the most recent year we have data available. Those computer and information sciences students who get their degree from Brown University receive $82,924 more than the typical computer and information sciences grad.

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#5

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
120 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Dartmouth is a medium-sized private not-for-profit college located in the remote town of Hanover. A Best Schools rank of #6 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Dartmouth is a great college overall.

There were approximately 120 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Dartmouth in the most recent year we have data available. Computer & Information Sciences degree recipients from Dartmouth College earn a boost of around $42,324 above the typical earnings of computer and information sciences graduates.

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#6

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
76 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Wellesley, Wellesley is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 9th out of 72 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 76 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Wellesley in the most recent data year. Those computer and information sciences students who get their degree from Wellesley College make $30,424 more than the average computer and information sciences graduate.

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#7

Tufts University

Medford, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
239 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Tufts is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Medford. A Best Schools rank of #41 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Tufts is a great university overall.

There were about 239 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Tufts in the most recent data year. Computer & Information Sciences degree recipients from Tufts University get an earnings boost of approximately $30,024 above the average income of computer and information sciences majors.

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#8

Amherst College

Amherst, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
21st Most Popular In MA
46 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Amherst is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Amherst. A Best Schools rank of #29 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Amherst is a great college overall.

There were approximately 46 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Amherst in the most recent year we have data available.

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#9

Williams College

Williamstown, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
64 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Williamstown, Williams is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #23 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Williams is a great college overall.

There were roughly 64 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Williams in the most recent year we have data available. Those computer and information sciences students who get their degree from Williams College earn $32,824 more than the typical computer and information sciences student.

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#10

Northeastern University

Boston, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
759 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Northeastern is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Boston. This university ranks 10th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 759 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Northeastern in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the computer and information sciences program at Northeastern University make $27,624 above the typical graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
308 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

WPI is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Worcester. This school ranks 11th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 308 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at WPI in the most recent data year. Those computer and information sciences students who get their degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute make $29,824 more than the average computer and information sciences student.

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#12

Boston University

Boston, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
902 Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Awarded

Boston U is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Boston. This university ranks 12th out of 72 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were approximately 902 computer and information sciences students who graduated with this degree at Boston U in the most recent data year. Computer & Information Sciences degree recipients from Boston University receive an earnings boost of around $35,058 above the typical income of computer and information sciences graduates.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the New England Region award.

Rank College Location
13 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
14 University of New Hampshire at Manchester Manchester, NH
15 Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
16 Bunker Hill Community College Boston, MA
17 Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
18 Bentley University Waltham, MA
19 Brandeis University Waltham, MA
20 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA

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
Maine 37 306
Rhode Island 37 794
New Hampshire 36 1,715
Massachusetts 36 7,273
Vermont 35 545
Connecticut 35 957

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Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 4,854
Computer Information Systems 4,107
Computer Software & Applications 1,359
Information Science 977
Information Technology 752
Computer Programming 260
Computer Systems Networking 195
Other Computer & Information Sciences 67
Computer Systems Analysis 19
Data Processing 10

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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