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2021 Best Value Computer Software & Applications Associate's Degree Schools in the New England Region

Highlighting Quality Schools With More Affordable Pricing

2 Colleges
$28,664 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$25,897 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Computer Software & Applications Associate's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 12,793 computer software and applications students received a degree or certificate, making the major the #6 most popular in the country.

It's not easy to decide which computer science program to enroll in when you have so many options available. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Value Computer Software & Applications Associate's Degree Schools in the New England Region ranking is one of many tools that Computer Science Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 2 schools in the New England Region to see which associate's degree programs offered the best value experiences for computer software students with the aim of identifying those quality schools that are more affordable than some of their counterparts.

Our ranking of value is based on the quality of a program as defined in our per sticker price dollar. Specifically, our score for quality is discounted by the published tuition and fees charged by the given college. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The more quality your dollar buys, the better the value.

In our regional and nationwide rankings, out-of-state tution and fees are used in our calculations. For statewide rankings, we use average in-state tuition and fees.

2021 Best Value Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools in the New England Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Value Computer Software & Applications Associate's Degree Colleges.

Best New England Region Schools for Affordable Quality for an Associate's in Computer Software

Our 2021 rankings named NHTI-Concord’s Community College the best value school in the New England Region for computer software and applications students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the town of Concord, NHTI is a public college with a small student population.

NHTI undergraduate students pay an average of $15,500 in tuition and fees each year. While working on their Associate's Degree, computer software majors at NHTI accumulate an average of around $16,455 in student debt.

NHTI not only placed well in our value ranking, but it is also #5 on our Best Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools in the New England Region list.

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#2

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

The excellent associate’s degree programs at Champlain College helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best value computer software and applications schools in the New England Region . Champlain is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Burlington.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Champlain are $41,828 per year.

Champlain did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools in the New England Region list.

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Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges by State

Explore the best computer software and applications schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 859
Connecticut 41
New Hampshire 93
Vermont 41
Rhode Island 49
Maine 13

Computer Software & Applications is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

Computer Software Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Web & Multimedia Design 5,607
Computer Graphics 2,807
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 2,209
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 1,492
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 678

Majors Similar to Computer Software

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Negative Space.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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