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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region

48 Colleges
$34,466 Avg Salary
$31,771 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.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right 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 Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. This report analyzed 48 schools in the Southeast Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer Software & Applications Colleges.

Top 10 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools

Our 2021 rankings named North Carolina State University the best school in the Southeast Region for computer software and applications students. Located in the city of Raleigh, NC State is a public college with a very large student population.

While working on their degree, computer software majors at NC State accumulate an average of around $29,210 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $340.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Virginia - Main Campus. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region list. University of Virginia is a very large public school located in the suburb of Charlottesville.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region list. Georgia Tech is a very large public school located in the city of Atlanta.

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#4

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means George Mason University is a great place for computer software and applications students. GMU is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Fairfax.

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#5

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

The excellent programs at University of Georgia helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer software and applications schools in the Southeast Region . UGA is a fairly large public school located in the city of Athens.

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#6

Valencia College

Orlando, FL

Valencia College landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer software and applications programs. Valencia College is a very large public school located in the large city of Orlando.

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#7

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA

Gwinnett Technical College ranked #7 on this year’s Best Computer Software & Applications Schools in the Southeast Region list. GTC is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Lawrenceville.

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With a ranking of #8, Pellissippi State Community College did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer software and applications students. Pellissippi State Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Knoxville.

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American Public University System landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer software and applications programs. American Military University is a very large private for-profit school located in the fringe town of Charles Town.

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Appalachian State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer software and applications students. It came in at #10 on the list. Appalachian State is a fairly large public school located in the town of Boone.

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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 Southeast region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 359
Florida 1,200
Virginia 306
North Carolina 328
Tennessee 102
South Carolina 23
Kentucky 72
Louisiana 49
Alabama 2
Arkansas 196
Mississippi 21
West Virginia 37

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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