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2021 Best Computer Programming Bachelor's Degree Schools

46 Colleges
$51,327 Avg Salary
$35,359 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Programming Bachelor's Degree School for You

In 2018-2019, 10,688 people earned a degree or certificate in computer programming, making the major the #98 most popular in the United States.

There are so many 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, Course Advisor has developed this Best Computer Programming Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking. This report analyzed 46 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school is, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools in the United States

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer Programming Bachelor's Degree Colleges.

Top 10 Best Computer Programming Bachelor's Degree Schools

#1

Yale University

New Haven, CT

Our analysis found Yale University to be the best school for computer programming students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the United States. Yale is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Haven.

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The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at DigiPen Institute of Technology helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer programming schools in the United States. Located in the city of Redmond, Digipen is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Programming majors at Digipen take out an average of $31,419 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Neumont College of Computer Science is a great place for computer programming students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the city of Salt Lake City, Neumont is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Programming majors at Neumont take out an average of $31,697 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $321.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Rochester Institute of Technology is a great place for computer programming students working on their bachelor’s degree. RIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Rochester.

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#5

Champlain College

Burlington, VT

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Champlain College is a great place for computer programming students working on their bachelor’s degree. Champlain is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Burlington.

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With a ranking of #6, University of Michigan - Dearborn did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer programming students working on their bachelor’s degree. UM Dearborn is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Dearborn.

After completing their Bachelor's Degree, programming graduates from UM Dearborn carry an average student debtload of $27,342. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $256.

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#7

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

Western Governors University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree computer programming programs. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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New England Institute of Technology came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of East Greenwich, New England Tech is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

After completing their Bachelor's Degree, programming graduates from New England Tech carry an average student debtload of $35,303. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $400.

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#9

Siena College

Loudonville, NY

Siena College ranked #9 on this year’s Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Siena is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Loudonville.

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#10

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Bellevue University came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Bellevue, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their Bachelor's Degree, programming majors at Bellevue University accumulate an average of around $20,711 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $220, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Computer Programming is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Programming

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • 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).
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