Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has five IT schools within its city limits. Saint Anselm College, the highest ranked school in the city with an IT program, has a total student population of 1,915. It is the 297th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Hampshire.
IT students from Manchester schools who go on to become computer support specialists, IT teachers, computer engineers, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 540,560 people working as computer support specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $47,360.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary.
Of the 5 IT schools in Manchester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Anselm College comes out as the most expensive ($26,612/yr) for IT students, with University of New Hampshire at Manchester as the lowest, reported at only $10,334/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|