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2021 Most Popular Computer Science Associate's Degree Schools

1,338 Schools Ranked
$8,229 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$17,566 Avg Student Debt

A computer science student has lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. 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 and bootcamps with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Computer Science Degree Search has created the Most Popular Computer Science Associate's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 1,338 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 each school on the list.

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#1

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, Virginia
860 Total Awards
$5,610 Average Tuition & Fees
$15,699 Avg Student Debt

Our 2021 rankings named Northern Virginia Community College the most popular school in the United States for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. Annandale, Virginia is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out associate’s degrees to 860 students in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at Northern Virginia Community College is $5,610. Out-of-state students pay an average of $11,693. Associate’s Degree recipients from Northern Virginia Community College accumulate an average of $15,699 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 22% of those degree recipients were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at Northern Virginia Community College. In 2017-2018 about 24% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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771 Total Awards
$9,552 Average Tuition & Fees
$19,716 Avg Student Debt

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means University of Phoenix - Arizona is a great place for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. Tempe, Arizona is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The private for-profit school handed out associate’s degrees to 771 students in 2018-2019.

UOPX - Arizona does not offer a discount to in-state students, so the average tuition and fees for all undergraduates is $9,552. This amount may be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, associate’s degree students take out $19,716 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 26% of those degree recipients were women.

One thing to take note of is that UOPX - Arizona does offer online classes in some areas. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 99% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#3

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
378 Total Awards
$4,500 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,573 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you attend Ivy Tech Community College. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Ivy Tech Community College is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 378 associate’s degrees to qualified students.

Students from Indiana who attend Ivy Tech Community College full time pay an average of $4,500 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $8,661. On average, associate’s degree students take out $13,573 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 20% of those degree recipients were women.

Ivy Tech Community College does offer online classes for certain degree levels. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 54% took at least some of their classes online.

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#4

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
376 Total Awards
$16,639 Average Tuition & Fees
$20,611 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend ECPI University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Virginia Beach, Virginia is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private for-profit school handed out associate’s degrees to 376 students in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend ECPI University, expect to pay an average of $16,639 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. On average, associate’s degree students take out $20,611 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 20% of those degree recipients were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at ECPI University. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 55% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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295 Total Awards
$5,170 Average Tuition & Fees
$10,987 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you attend Borough of Manhattan Community College. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in New York, New York, the large public school handed out 295 associate’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

Students from New York who attend BMCC full time pay an average of $5,170 in tuition and fees. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $8,050. Associate’s Degree recipients from BMCC accumulate an average of $10,987 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 23% of those degree recipients were women.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since BMCC does offer online classes for certain majors. In fact, around 13% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#6

Montgomery College

Rockville, Maryland
250 Total Awards
$10,254 Average Tuition & Fees
$15,082 Avg Student Debt

Montgomery College ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. This large public school is located in Rockville, Maryland, and it awarded 250 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at Montgomery College is $10,254. Out-of-state students pay an average of $14,034. Associate’s Degree recipients from Montgomery College accumulate an average of $15,082 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 23% of those degree recipients were women.

Montgomery College does offer online classes for certain degree levels. During the 2017-2018 year, about 28% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#7

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, New York
239 Total Awards
$5,218 Average Tuition & Fees
$8,516 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #7, LaGuardia Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. This fairly large public school is located in Long Island City, New York, and it awarded 239 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from New York pay an average of $5,218 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend LaGuardia. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $8,098. Associate’s Degree recipients from LaGuardia accumulate an average of $8,516 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 23% of those degree recipients were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at LaGuardia. In fact, around 4% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#8

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
237 Total Awards
$31,136 Average Tuition & Fees
$17,373 Avg Student Debt

Southern New Hampshire University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer science students to get an associate’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. SNHU is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Manchester, New Hampshire. It awarded 237 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend SNHU, expect to pay an average of $31,136 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. Associate’s Degree recipients from SNHU accumulate an average of $17,373 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 26% were women.

Online courses are available at SNHU, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. In fact, around 94% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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233 Total Awards
$5,877 Average Tuition & Fees
$13,767 Avg Student Debt

Texas State Technical College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer science programs. Located in Waco, Texas, the fairly large public school awarded 233 diplomas to qualifed associate’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Students from Texas who attend TSTC full time pay an average of $5,877 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $10,191. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $13,767 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 13% were women.

TSTC does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In fact, around 19% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#10

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
228 Total Awards
$2,474 Average Tuition & Fees
$16,717 Avg Student Debt

Valencia College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer science students to get an associate’s degree. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in Orlando, Florida, the large public school awarded 228 diplomas to qualifed associate’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Students from Florida who attend Valencia College full time pay an average of $2,474 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $9,383. On average, associate’s degree students take out $16,717 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 25% were women.

Valencia College does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. During the 2017-2018 year, about 44% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#11

New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, New York
227 Total Awards
$7,320 Average Tuition & Fees
$12,885 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #11, New York City College of Technology did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. This fairly large public school is located in Brooklyn, New York, and it awarded 227 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at City Tech is $7,320. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $15,270. On average, associate’s degree students take out $12,885 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 25% were women.

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213 Total Awards
$10,830 Average Tuition & Fees
$10,923 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #12, Austin Community College District did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. Austin Community College District is a large public school situated in Austin, Texas. It awarded 213 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from Texas pay an average of $10,830 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend Austin Community College District. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $13,020. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $10,923 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 18% were women.

Austin Community College District does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In 2017-2018 about 29% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#13

DeVry University - Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
186 Total Awards
$15,303 Average Tuition & Fees
$33,859 Avg Student Debt

DeVry University - Illinois did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer science students to get an associate’s degree. It came in at #13 on the list. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the fairly large private for-profit school handed out 186 associate’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $15,303 to cover tuition and fees at DeVry University - Illinois. The school does not offer an in-state discount. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $33,859 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 39% were women.

You may have the opportunity to take online classes at DeVry University - Illinois. During the 2017-2018 year, about 97% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#14

Wake Technical Community College

Raleigh, North Carolina
182 Total Awards
$2,768 Average Tuition & Fees
$18,870 Avg Student Debt

Wake Technical Community College ranked #14 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, the large public school awarded 182 diplomas to qualifed associate’s degree students in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $2,768 in tuition and fees if they attend Wake Technical Community College full time. Out-of-state students pay an average of $8,912. On average, associate’s degree students take out $18,870 in loans while pursuing their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 27% were women.

Depending on your major, you may be able to take online classes at Wake Technical Community College. During the 2017-2018 year, about 48% of the undergraduates at the school took at least one online course.

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#15

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
178 Total Awards
$8,037 Average Tuition & Fees
$23,921 Avg Student Debt

Kaplan University-Indianapolis ranked #15 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, the large public school awarded 178 diplomas to qualifed associate’s degree students in 2018-2019.

In-state students pay an average of $8,037 in tuition and fees if they attend Kaplan University-Indianapolis full time. Out-of-state students pay an average of $14,358. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $23,921 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 26% were women.

Kaplan University-Indianapolis is one of the schools on our list that is primarily online. Each undergraduate student at the school took at least one class online.

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#16

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
177 Total Awards
$3,240 Average Tuition & Fees
$14,220 Avg Student Debt

San Jacinto Community College landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer science programs. San Jacinto College is a public institution located in Pasadena, Texas. The school has a large population, and it awarded 177 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at San Jacinto College is $3,240. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $5,040. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $14,220 in student loans. Around 13% of those degree recipients were women.

You may have the opportunity to take online classes at San Jacinto College. In fact, around 33% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#17

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, Georgia
171 Total Awards
$3,236 Average Tuition & Fees
$15,306 Avg Student Debt

Gwinnett Technical College landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer science programs. This medium-sized public school is located in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and it awarded 171 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Students from Georgia who attend GTC full time pay an average of $3,236 in tuition and fees. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $5,636. Associate’s Degree recipients from GTC accumulate an average of $15,306 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 26% of those degree recipients were women.

Online courses are available at GTC, but you will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your field of interest. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 36% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#17

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
171 Total Awards
$21,008 Average Tuition & Fees
$22,273 Avg Student Debt

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular associate’s degree computer science programs. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the fairly large private not-for-profit school handed out 171 associate’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

If you don’t receive financial aid, you can expect a bill for $21,008 to cover tuition and fees at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. The school does not offer an in-state discount. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $22,273 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 18% were women.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. In 2017-2018 about 41% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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#19

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
152 Total Awards
$2,682 Average Tuition & Fees
$23,680 Avg Student Debt

St Petersburg College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular places for computer science students to get an associate’s degree. It came in at #19 on the list. SPC is located in Clearwater, Florida and has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 152 associate’s degrees to qualified students.

Students from Florida who attend SPC full time pay an average of $2,682 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $9,286. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $23,680 in student loans. Around 27% of those degree recipients were women.

Some students may be able to take online classes at SPC. To give an idea of how popular online courses are at the school, 58% of undergraduates took at least one course online in 2017-2018.

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#20

Madison Area Technical College

Madison, Wisconsin
149 Total Awards
$4,482 Average Tuition & Fees
$19,305 Avg Student Debt

Madison Area Technical College came in at #20 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Madison College is located in Madison, Wisconsin and has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 149 associate’s degrees to qualified students.

Students from Wisconsin who attend Madison College full time pay an average of $4,482 in tuition and fees. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $6,622. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $19,305 in student loans. Around 24% of those degree recipients were women.

Some students may be able to take online classes at Madison College. In fact, around 27% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#20

Houston Community College

Houston, Texas
149 Total Awards
$4,152 Average Tuition & Fees
$18,296 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #20, Houston Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. Located in Houston, Texas, the large public school handed out 149 associate’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at Houston Community College is $4,152. Those students who come from outside the state pay an average of $5,268. Associate’s Degree recipients from Houston Community College accumulate an average of $18,296 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 21% were women.

Houston Community College does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 38% took at least some of their classes online.

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#22

ASA College

Brooklyn, New York
148 Total Awards
$12,728 Average Tuition & Fees
$16,322 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #22, ASA College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. ASA Institute is a private for-profit institution located in Brooklyn, New York. The school has a small population, and it awarded 148 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

If you want to attend ASA Institute, expect to pay an average of $12,728 in tuition and fees. Of course, this could be reduced if you receive financial aid. By the time they get their associate’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $16,322 in student loans. Of those students who received their degree, 26% were women.

Some students may be able to take online classes at ASA Institute. In fact, around 9% of the undergraduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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145 Total Awards
$6,750 Average Tuition & Fees
$15,413 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #23, Community College of Baltimore County did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. CCBC is a public institution located in Baltimore, Maryland. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 145 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average in-state tuition and fees for students at CCBC is $6,750. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $9,678. Associate’s Degree recipients from CCBC accumulate an average of $15,413 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Around 15% of those degree recipients were women.

CCBC does have options available for those who want to take online classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 32% took at least some of their classes online.

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#24

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
144 Total Awards
$3,929 Average Tuition & Fees
$11,527 Avg Student Debt

With a ranking of #24, Salt Lake Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer science students working on their associate’s degree. Salt Lake Community College is a large public school situated in Salt Lake City, Utah. It awarded 144 associate’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Students from Utah who attend Salt Lake Community College full time pay an average of $3,929 in tuition and fees. Out-of-state students pay an average of $12,460. On average, associate’s degree students take out $11,527 in loans while pursuing their degree. Around 21% of those degree recipients were women.

One thing to take note of is that Salt Lake Community College does offer online classes in some areas. Of all the undergraduates enrolled at the school during the 2017-2018 academic year, around 30% took at least some of their classes online.

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#25

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
142 Total Awards
$2,830 Average Tuition & Fees
$9,212 Avg Student Debt

Broward College ranked #25 on this year’s Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the large public school awarded 142 diplomas to qualifed associate’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Full-time students from Florida pay an average of $2,830 in tuition and fees if they choose to attend BC. If you are from out of state, expect to pay an average of $8,952. Associate’s Degree recipients from BC accumulate an average of $9,212 in student debt by the time they complete their degree. Of those students who received their degree, 27% were women.

If you are interested in distance education, be sure to check with the school since BC does offer online classes for certain majors. In 2017-2018 about 30% of the undergraduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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Not only did these schools make the top 50 list, but they also landed in the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

#26

Portland Community College

Portland, Oregon
#26

Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, California
#28

Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
#30

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland
#30

Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts
#32

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
#34

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
#35

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
#35

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
#37

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Florida
#38

Fox Valley Technical College

Appleton, Wisconsin
#39

Metropolitan Community College

Omaha, Nebraska
#40

Nassau Community College

Garden City, New York
#41

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
#41

Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, Georgia
#43

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, Florida
#43

Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
#46

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
#47

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
#50

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Rank School Location
53 Green River College Auburn, WA
54 Trident Technical College Charleston, SC
54 American River College Sacramento, CA
54 SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla, NY
57 Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY
57 Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA
57 Tulsa Community College Tulsa, OK
60 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
61 American Public University System Charles Town, WV
61 Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg, PA
63 Macomb Community College Warren, MI
63 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
65 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
65 Waukesha County Technical College Pewaukee, WI
67 Monroe College Bronx, NY
68 Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kirkland, WA
68 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
70 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
70 Pittsburgh Technical College Oakdale, PA
70 Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK
73 Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ
73 New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI
73 Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem, PA
73 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
77 Clover Park Technical College Lakewood, WA
77 De Anza College Cupertino, CA
77 Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, FL
80 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
81 Bellevue College Bellevue, WA
82 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
82 Brookdale Community College Lincroft, NJ
84 Wayne County Community College District Detroit, MI
84 Sierra College Rocklin, CA
84 Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA
87 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
87 Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn, NY
87 Stark State College North Canton, OH
90 Miami Dade College Miami, FL
90 Asher College Sacramento, CA
90 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
90 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
94 Georgia Military College Milledgeville, GA
94 Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor, MI
96 Union County College Cranford, NJ
96 College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
96 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
99 Richland College Dallas, TX
99 College of Western Idaho Nampa, ID
101 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
101 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
101 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln, NE
101 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
101 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
101 Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga, CA
101 Erie Community College Buffalo, NY
108 Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park, MN
108 Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN
110 Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids, MI
110 Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA
110 County College of Morris Randolph, NJ
113 Baker College Flint, MI
113 Saint Paul College Saint Paul, MN
113 Northwest Vista College San Antonio, TX
116 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
117 San Antonio College San Antonio, TX
117 Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL
119 Renton Technical College Renton, WA
119 Delaware County Community College Media, PA
121 Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
121 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
121 Southeast Technical Institute Sioux Falls, SD
121 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
121 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS
126 Schoolcraft College Livonia, MI
126 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR
126 Vista College El Paso, TX
129 El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
130 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
130 Bronx Community College Bronx, NY
132 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
132 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
134 Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale, AZ
134 Edmonds Community College Lynnwood, WA
134 Baltimore City Community College Baltimore, MD
137 Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA
137 Lehigh Carbon Community College Schnecksville, PA
137 South Puget Sound Community College Olympia, WA
140 South Louisiana Community College Lafayette, LA
140 Central Texas College Killeen, TX
140 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN
143 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
144 Foothill College Los Altos Hills, CA
144 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
144 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
144 Johnson County Community College Overland Park, KS
148 Glendale Community College Glendale, AZ
148 Midlands Technical College West Columbia, SC
148 Mohawk Valley Community College Utica, NY
151 Whatcom Community College Bellingham, WA
152 Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN
152 Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI
154 Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
154 Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
154 Orange County Community College Middletown, NY
154 Montgomery County Community College Blue Bell, PA
154 Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls, MN
159 Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, OH
159 Modesto Junior College Modesto, CA
159 Bucks County Community College Newtown, PA
159 Lakeshore Technical College Cleveland, WI
159 State Technical College of Missouri Linn, MO
159 Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
159 Southern Maine Community College South Portland, ME
159 Polk State College Winter Haven, FL
167 Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
167 Henry Ford College Dearborn, MI
167 Palomar College San Marcos, CA
167 Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis, MN
167 Springfield Technical Community College Springfield, MA
167 Irvine Valley College Irvine, CA
173 Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR
173 Rowan College at Gloucester County Sewell, NJ
173 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
173 Daytona State College Daytona Beach, FL
173 Pellissippi State Community College Knoxville, TN
173 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
173 Butler Community College El Dorado, KS
173 Western Technical College El Paso, TX
173 Cameron University Lawton, OK
173 Sullivan University Louisville, KY
183 Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Okmulgee, OK
183 Hallmark University San Antonio, TX
183 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
186 Harford Community College Bel Air, MD
186 Western Technical College La Crosse, WI
186 New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Las Cruces, NM
186 Greenville Technical College Greenville, SC
186 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
186 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington, KY
186 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
193 Rockland Community College Suffern, NY
193 Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA
193 Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL
193 Pensacola State College Pensacola, FL
193 Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC
198 Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City, LA
198 LDS Business College Salt Lake City, UT
198 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA
198 Cochise County Community College District Sierra Vista, AZ
198 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
198 Lane Community College Eugene, OR
198 SUNY Broome Binghamton, NY
198 Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA
198 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
198 NHTI-Concord’s Community College Concord, NH

Honorable Mentions

These schools also performed well in our most popular computer science schools ranking:

Rank School Location
208 Peninsula College Port Angeles, WA
208 Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA
208 Hartnell College Salinas, CA
208 Durham Technical Community College Durham, NC
208 Santa Monica College Santa Monica, CA
208 Onondaga Community College Syracuse, NY
214 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
214 Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
214 Florida Technical College Orlando, FL
214 Northern Essex Community College Haverhill, MA
214 North Central Texas College Gainesville, TX
219 St Charles Community College Cottleville, MO
219 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
219 Palo Alto College San Antonio, TX
219 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC
219 Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH
219 Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown, VA
219 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Bowling Green, KY
219 Laurus College San Luis Obispo, CA
219 Gateway Community College New Haven, CT
228 North Idaho College Coeur d’Alene, ID
228 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
228 Intellitec College - Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
228 Dakota County Technical College Rosemount, MN
228 Middlesex Community College Bedford, MA
228 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO
228 University of Massachusetts - Lowell Lowell, MA
228 California College San Diego San Diego, CA
236 State College of Florida - Manatee - Sarasota Bradenton, FL
236 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
236 H Councill Trenholm State Community College Montgomery, AL
236 Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
236 Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO
236 Thomas Nelson Community College Hampton, VA
236 Itawamba Community College Fulton, MS
243 Cosumnes River College Sacramento, CA
243 Hinds Community College Raymond, MS
243 Columbia Basin College Pasco, WA
243 Columbus Technical College Columbus, GA
243 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
243 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
243 Passaic County Community College Paterson, NJ
243 Clark State Community College Springfield, OH
243 Frederick Community College Frederick, MD
252 Antelope Valley College Lancaster, CA
252 Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
252 YTI Career Institute-York York, PA
252 Brigham Young University - Idaho Rexburg, ID
252 Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown, MD
252 Saint Johns River State College Palatka, FL
258 DeVry University - Georgia Decatur, GA
258 Holmes Community College Goodman, MS
258 Clark College Vancouver, WA
258 Central Ohio Technical College Newark, OH
258 Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills, IL
258 University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College Blue Ash, OH
258 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Martinsburg, WV
258 College of Lake County Grayslake, IL
266 Adirondack Community College Queensbury, NY
266 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
266 John A Logan College Carterville, IL
266 Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
266 Somerset Community College Somerset, KY
266 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
266 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
266 Full Sail University Winter Park, FL
266 Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa, IA

Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • 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 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).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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