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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

32 Colleges
$35,473 Avg Salary
$33,134 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Software & Applications School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, computer software and applications was ranked #89 in the country. In fact 12,793 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. 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.

The Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 32 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

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Top 10 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools

#1

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Our analysis found University of Pennsylvania to be the best school for computer software and applications students who want to pursue a degree in the Middle Atlantic Region . Located in the city of Philadelphia, UPenn is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

The excellent programs at Carnegie Mellon University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer software and applications schools in the Middle Atlantic Region . Carnegie Mellon is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Pittsburgh.

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Out of the 32 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Rochester Institute of Technology landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

Computer Software majors at RIT take out an average of $27,000 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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#4

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Duquesne University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Duquesne is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Pittsburgh.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Hudson Valley Community College is a great place for computer software and applications students. Hudson Valley Community College is a large public school located in the small city of Troy.

Computer Software majors at Hudson Valley Community College take out an average of $11,265 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $117, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer software and applications programs. Penn State University Park is a very large public school located in the city of University Park.

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George Washington University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer software and applications programs. GWU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

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#8

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

Clarkson University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer software and applications students. It came in at #8 on the list. Clarkson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Potsdam.

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Towson University

Towson, MD

Towson University ranked #9 on this year’s Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Towson is a fairly large public school located in the city of Towson.

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Anne Arundel Community College came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Located in the large suburb of Arnold, AACC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges by State

Explore the best computer software and applications colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 1,300
Pennsylvania 398
Maryland 74
New Jersey 79
District of Columbia 104
Delaware 96

Computer Software & Applications is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Negative Space.

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