Massachusetts contains three schools that offer computer information systems programs. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking computer information systems school in MA, has a total student population of 594 and is the 5281st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 computer information systems schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($10,773/yr), with Northern Essex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,511/yr.
Computer Information Systems students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become computer information systems specialists, computer support specialists, network engineers, database engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 287,210 people working as computer and information systems managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $120,640. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 17,960 employed computer support specialists earning an average yearly salary of $60,230. Computer and information systems managers in this state earn $132,950/yr and there are 12,270 employed.
Also, within the computer information systems schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from computer information systems, 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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