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Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Systems Networking

1,270 Yearly Graduations
$46,800 Median Salary
$42,063 Median Debt
A bachelor's degree in networking is offered at 96 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 44 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.0% of networking graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Networking Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,270 students earned their bachelor's degree in networking. This earns it the #7 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in networking at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Basic Certificate 5,591
Associate’s Degree 4,092
Undergraduate Certificate 2,389
Bachelor’s Degree 1,270
Master’s Degree 645
Graduate Certificate 67
Doctor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Networking Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in networking is $46,800. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $46,800 to a high of $50,100.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in networking is $42,063. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $45,163 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $27,000.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $437.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degrees in networking. About 86.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,101
Women 169
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Networking

The racial-ethnic distribution of networking bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 99
Black or African American 173
Hispanic or Latino 250
White 594
International Students 64
Other Races/Ethnicities 90
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Networking Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 96 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in networking. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, North Carolina
156 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Greensboro tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for networking majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Roughly 20,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,422 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,219 per year.

The networking program at University of North Carolina at Greensboro awarded 156 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 51% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 35% were women.

#2

DeVry University - Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
105 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for networking majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is DeVry University - Illinois. Each year, around 17,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,663 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,072 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 105 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at DeVry University - Illinois. About 7% of this group were women, and 47% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

65 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Utah Valley University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Roughly 39,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,122 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,513 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at UVU. About 6% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

DeVry University - California

Pomona, California
65 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for networking majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is DeVry University - California. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,831 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,072 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 65 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at DeVry University - California. Around 65% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 17% were women.

#5

National University College

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
51 Yearly Graduations
14% Women

National University College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Each year, around 11,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,300 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,510 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from National University College. About 14% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
47 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida State College at Jacksonville comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Roughly 23,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from FSCJ. About 11% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
46 Yearly Graduations
17% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Roughly 50,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from UMN Twin Cities. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 17% were women.

#7

Stevenson University

Stevenson, Maryland
46 Yearly Graduations
24% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stevenson University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Each year, around 3,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,528 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,040 per year.

The networking program at Stevenson University awarded 46 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 24% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois
42 Yearly Graduations
10% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DePaul University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Each year, around 22,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,551 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,584 per year.

The networking program at DePaul University awarded 42 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 10% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Kean University

Union, New Jersey
38 Yearly Graduations
11% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kean University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Each year, around 14,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,935 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,326 per year.

The networking program at Kean University awarded 38 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 11% of this group were women, and 68% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York
31 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rochester Institute of Technology comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Each year, around 16,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,049 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,522 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 31 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at RIT. Of these students, 3% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota
30 Yearly Graduations
23% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Minnesota - Duluth comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Each year, around 11,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,194 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at UMN Duluth. Of these students, 23% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

30 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Akron Main Campus comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Roughly 18,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,306 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 bachelor's degrees were handed out to networking majors at University of Akron Main Campus. Of these students, 7% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

DeVry University - New Jersey

North Brunswick, New Jersey
26 Yearly Graduations
8% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DeVry University - New Jersey comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Roughly 300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,072 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from DeVry University - New Jersey. Of these students, 8% were women and 65% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

26 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio University - Main Campus is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Roughly 28,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,444 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from Ohio U. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 4% were women.

#14

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
26 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Davenport University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Roughly 6,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,408 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,958 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from Davenport University. About 4% of this group were women, and 19% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Menomonie, Wisconsin
26 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for networking majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Wisconsin - Stout. Roughly 8,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,014 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,155 per year.

The networking program at University of Wisconsin - Stout awarded 26 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 4% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
25 Yearly Graduations
8% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Roughly 19,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $19,808 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $27,162 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. About 8% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, Massachusetts
22 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wentworth Institute of Technology is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in networking. Each year, around 4,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,700 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from WIT. About 5% of this group were women, and 23% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

DeVry College of New York

New York, New York
21 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

DeVry College of New York comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in networking. Each year, around 1,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,072 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their bachelor's degree in networking from DeVry College of New York-Midtown Manhattan. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 5% were women.

Networking Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Internet Technology 1,270

Below are some popular majors that are similar to networking that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Computer Information Systems 36,674
Computer Science 31,737
Information Science 9,118
Information Technology 7,229
Computer Software Applications 3,499

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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