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Computer Software & Applications at Northeastern University

If you are interested in studying computer software and applications, you may want to check out the program at Northeastern University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Northeastern is located in Boston, Massachusetts and approximately 22,207 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 6 computer software majors received their bachelor's degree from Northeastern.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Software & Applications section at the bottom of this page.

Northeastern Computer Software & Applications Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Software
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Software

Northeastern Computer Software & Applications Rankings

The computer software major at Northeastern is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Software & Applications. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

In 2019, 20 students received their master’s degree in computer software from Northeastern. This makes it the #29 most popular school for computer software master’s degree candidates in the country.

Computer Software Student Demographics at Northeastern

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer software majors at Northeastern University.

Northeastern Computer Software & Applications Bachelor’s Program

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The computer software program at Northeastern awarded 6 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 100% of these degrees went to men with the other 0% going to women.

Northeastern Gender Breakdown of Computer Software & Applications Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 33% more racial-ethnic minorities in its computer software bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor's in computer software.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software & Applications Majors at Northeastern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Northeastern Computer Software & Applications Master’s Program

10% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 computer software majors earned their master's degree from Northeastern. Of these graduates, 90% were men and 10% were women.

Northeastern Gender Breakdown of Computer Software & Applications Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a master's in computer software.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software & Applications Majors at Northeastern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 1
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Northeastern also has a doctoral program available in computer software. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Computer Software Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer software can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MA, the home state for Northeastern University.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Software Applications Developers 29,110 $109,130
Graphic Designers 5,680 $64,010
Computer Programmers 4,420 $95,380
Web Developers 4,220 $84,300
Database Administrators 2,900 $98,620

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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