Brockton, MA (population: 92,742) has fourteen cisco certification schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a cisco certification program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Cisco Certification students from Brockton schools who go on to become cisco certified professionals, cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Computer systems analysts make on average $80,430 per year and there are about 512,720 of them employed in the US today.
Brockton lies in Plymouth county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton NECTA area has 85,990 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary.
Of the 14 cisco certification schools with a 100-mile radius of Brockton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr) for cisco certification students, with Bristol Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,151/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brockton|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||18.9 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||25.8 miles|
|Fall River||MA||90,721||4||21.7318||82||25.9 miles|
|New Bedford||MA||90,869||2||34.0999||5||29.4 miles|
|North Dartmouth||MA||-||2||13.916||82||30.7 miles|