Massachusetts contains eight schools that offer cisco programs. Northeastern University, the highest-ranking cisco school in MA, has a total student population of 27,537 and is the 56th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 cisco schools in Massachusetts, 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), with Bristol Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,151/yr.
Cisco students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 10,320 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $77,600. Network systems and data communications analysts in this state earn $82,140/yr and there are 5,350 employed.
Also, within the cisco schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from cisco, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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