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Computer Programming Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 159 students earned their Programming degrees in MA.

As a degree choice, Computer Programming is the 137th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Massachusetts

Programming majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 76
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 47
Bachelor’s Degree 25
Master’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a programming major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Programming Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of programming majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.1%
  • White: 59.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 6.9%
Computer Programming Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Massachusetts

There are 67,900 people in the state and 1,880,050 people in the nation working in programming jobs.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a programming grad in the state is $95,380, compared to a typical salary of $89,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Massachusetts that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,995 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,024.

#2

Becker College

Worcester
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,839 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. In their early career, Becker College grads earn an average salary of $34,600. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,522 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 22%.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,206 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,800 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.10%. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 68% of the teachers are full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. 82% of students get financical aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,921 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation. 40% of the teachers are full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,763 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,242 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,600 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. This public school has an average net price of $18,882.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,233 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,882. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

Computer Programming Careers in MA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 26% $105,620
Web Developers 11% $81,200
Computer Science Professors 11% $96,720
Systems Software Developers 10% $115,580
Computer Network Support Specialists 8% $78,090

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to programming.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Computer Science 3,395
Computer Information Systems 1,834
Information Science 897
Computer Software Applications 859
Information Technology 316
Computer Systems Networking 163
Other Computer Sciences 53
Data Entry 11

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