Massachusetts contains 42 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 42 computer forensics schools in Massachusetts, only 8 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 Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 4,540 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $81,190. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $88,900/yr and there are 18,090 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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