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2021 Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree Schools

386 Colleges
$34,051 Avg Salary
$21,704 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 14,055 computer systems networking students received their degrees and certificates, making the major the #5 most popular in the country.

There are so many computer science programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Computer Science Degree Search has developed this Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree Schools ranking. This report analyzed 386 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular associate's degree programs for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Computer Systems Networking program at each school on the list.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree Colleges.

Our 2021 rankings named DeVry University - Illinois the most popular school in the United States for computer systems networking students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the large city of Chicago, DeVry University - Illinois is a private for-profit college with a large student population.

Of the 129 students majoring in networking at DeVry University - Illinois, 67% are male and 33% are female.

While working on their Associate's Degree, networking majors at DeVry University - Illinois accumulate an average of around $33,008 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $337, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Out of the 386 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Houston Community College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Houston Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Houston.

Women make up 25% of the networking majors at the school.

The average amount in student loans that networking majors at Houston Community College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $18,828. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $162.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Austin Community College District. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large city of Austin, Austin Community College District is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 14% of the networking majors at the school.

On average, networking graduates from Austin Community College District take out $10,848 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $96.

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#4

ASA College

Brooklyn, NY

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means ASA College is a great place for computer systems networking students working on their associate’s degree. ASA Institute is a small private for-profit school located in the large city of Brooklyn.

About 16% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 84% are male.

While working on their Associate's Degree, networking majors at ASA Institute accumulate an average of around $15,169 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $141.

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Out of the 386 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Sinclair Community College landed the # 5 spot on the list. Sinclair Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Dayton.

Women make up 8% of the networking majors at the school.

On average, networking graduates from Sinclair Community College take out $14,821 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $135.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Milwaukee Area Technical College is a great place for computer systems networking students working on their associate’s degree. MATC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Milwaukee.

Of the 52 students majoring in networking at MATC, 90% are male and 10% are female.

While working on their Associate's Degree, networking majors at MATC accumulate an average of around $15,884 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $140.

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New England Institute of Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer systems networking students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the large suburb of East Greenwich, New England Tech is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

Of the 50 students majoring in networking at New England Tech, 92% are male and 8% are female.

The average amount in student loans that networking majors at New England Tech take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $17,248. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $171, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#8

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL

College of DuPage landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer systems networking programs. COD is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Glen Ellyn.

Of the 48 students majoring in networking at COD, 90% are male and 10% are female.

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Pima Community College came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Pima County Community College District is a large public school located in the large city of Tucson.

About 4% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 96% are male.

The average amount in student loans that networking majors at Pima County Community College District take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $8,723. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $66, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Mesa Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer systems networking students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #10 on the list. Mesa Community College is a very large public school located in the city of Mesa.

Of the 47 students majoring in networking at Mesa Community College, 83% are male and 17% are female.

The average amount in student loans that networking majors at Mesa Community College take out while working on their Associate's Degree is $14,617. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $125.

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#11

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA

Long Beach City College came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of Long Beach, Long Beach City College is a public college with a very large student population.

About 13% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 87% are male.

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#12

Front Range Community College

Westminster, CO

Front Range Community College came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. FRCC is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Westminster.

About 12% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 88% are male.

While working on their Associate's Degree, networking majors at FRCC accumulate an average of around $18,078 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $147.

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With a ranking of #13, Florida Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer systems networking students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the suburb of Orlando, Florida Technical College is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Women make up 12% of the networking majors at the school.

Networking majors at Florida Technical College take out an average of $18,006 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $166, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#13

Joliet Junior College

Joliet, IL

Joliet Junior College came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Joliet Junior College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Joliet.

Of the 41 students majoring in networking at Joliet Junior College, 83% are male and 17% are female.

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#15

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX

With a ranking of #15, Northwest Vista College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer systems networking students working on their associate’s degree. Located in the city of San Antonio, Northwest Vista College is a public school with a large student population.

Of the 40 students majoring in networking at Northwest Vista College, 68% are male and 32% are female.

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#16

Intellitec College - Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

Intellitec College - Colorado Springs came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Colorado Springs, Intellitec College - Colorado Springs is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

Women make up 8% of the networking majors at the school.

After completing their Associate's Degree, networking graduates from Intellitec College - Colorado Springs carry an average student debt load of $17,717. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $191.

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#17

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, MN

Anoka-Ramsey Community College landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer systems networking programs. Located in the large suburb of Coon Rapids, Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

About 26% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 74% are male.

While working on their Associate's Degree, networking majors at Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus accumulate an average of around $23,506 in student debt.

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Estrella Mountain Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer systems networking students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #18 on the list. Located in the suburb of Avondale, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 14% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 86% are male.

On average, networking graduates from Estrella Mountain Community College take out $16,242 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $103.

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Fox Valley Technical College ranked #19 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools list. FVTC is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Appleton.

About 3% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 97% are male.

Networking majors at FVTC take out an average of $13,610 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $141.

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DeVry University - Georgia came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. DeVry University - Georgia is a small private for-profit school located in the suburb of Decatur.

About 56% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 44% are male.

Networking majors at DeVry University - Georgia take out an average of $33,008 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $337, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#21

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul, MN

Saint Paul College ranked #21 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools list. Saint Paul College is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Saint Paul.

Women make up 9% of the networking majors at the school.

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#21

Hallmark University

San Antonio, TX

Hallmark University landed the #21 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer systems networking programs. Located in the large city of San Antonio, Hallmark is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

About 18% of the students majoring in networking at the school are women while 82% are male.

On average, networking graduates from Hallmark take out $18,821 in student loans while working on their Associate's Degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $200, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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State Technical College of Missouri did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer systems networking students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #23 on the list. STC is a small public school located in the rural area of Linn.

Of the 32 students majoring in networking at STC, 91% are male and 9% are female.

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#23

Honolulu Community College

Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Community College came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Honolulu CC is a small public school located in the large city of Honolulu.

Of the 32 students majoring in networking at Honolulu CC, 94% are male and 6% are female.

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Madison Area Technical College ranked #25 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the city of Madison, Madison College is a public school with a large student population.

Of the 31 students majoring in networking at Madison College, 77% are male and 23% are female.

After completing their Associate's Degree, networking graduates from Madison College carry an average student debt load of $10,250.

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#31

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN
#35

Bellingham Technical College

Bellingham, WA
#35

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI
#41

Century College - White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake, MN
#41

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS
#41

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, TX
#44

Sacramento City College

Sacramento, CA
#44

Lakeshore Technical College

Cleveland, WI
#47

Sierra College

Rocklin, CA
#47

Illinois Central College

East Peoria, IL

Additional Award Winners

This section shows the remainder of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 386 different United States computer systems networking schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
53 Bellevue College Bellevue, WA
55 Hodges University Naples, FL
55 DeVry University - California Pomona, CA
55 Southern Technical College Fort Myers, FL
55 West Los Angeles College Culver City, CA
55 Everett Community College Everett, WA
55 American River College Sacramento, CA

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also popular but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Computer Systems Networking Associate's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
61 De Anza College Cupertino, CA
61 Moorpark College Moorpark, CA
61 Bunker Hill Community College Boston, MA
61 Johnson College Scranton, PA
61 Delaware County Community College Media, PA
66 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
66 Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville, PA
66 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
66 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville, WI
66 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
66 Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem, PA
66 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
66 Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
66 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
66 Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI
66 Pearl River Community College Poplarville, MS
66 Renton Technical College Renton, WA

Computer Systems Networking by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 10 majors within the computer science area of study, computer systems networking has other similar majors worth exploring.

Networking Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 14,055

Majors Similar to Networking

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 28 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 Ludovic.ferre.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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