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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in New York

14 Colleges
$38,286 Avg Salary
$33,807 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Software & Applications School for You

With 1,300 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, computer software and applications is the #65 most popular major in New York.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in New York ranking. This report analyzed 14 schools in New York to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in New York

The colleges and universities below are the best for computer software majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Rochester Institute of Technology the best school in New York for computer software and applications students. Located in the large suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

The average amount in student loans that computer software majors at RIT take out is $27,000. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Hudson Valley Community College. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in New York list. Hudson Valley Community College is a large public school located in the city of Troy.

The average amount in student loans that computer software majors at Hudson Valley Community College take out is $11,265. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $117.

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#3

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Clarkson University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in New York list. Clarkson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote town of Potsdam.

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#4

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Marist College is a great place for computer software and applications students. Located in the suburb of Poughkeepsie, Marist is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

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#5

New York University

New York, NY

Out of the 14 schools in New York that were part of this year’s ranking, New York University landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

Computer Software majors at NYU take out an average of $110,250 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $1,285, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#6

School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

School of Visual Arts did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer software and applications students. It came in at #6 on the list. SVA is a small private for-profit school located in the city of New York.

After completing their degree, computer software graduates from SVA carry an average student debtload of $27,000. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Pace University - New York did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer software and applications students. It came in at #7 on the list. Pace University is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

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With a ranking of #8, New York Institute of Technology did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer software and applications students. Located in the large suburb of Old Westbury, NYIT is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

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Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY

With a ranking of #9, Nassau Community College did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer software and applications students. Nassau Community College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Garden City.

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CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer software and applications programs. BMCC is a very large public school located in the large city of New York.

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Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
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.

Majors Similar to Computer Software

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 14 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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