Massachusetts contains 43 schools that offer information technology programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking information technology school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 43 information technology 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.
Information Technology students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 1,500 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $121,280. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $38,590/yr and there are 2,690 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from information technology, 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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