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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island

4 Colleges
$54,500 Avg Salary
$32,167 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

With 128 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, information technology is the #49 most popular major in Rhode Island.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 4 schools in Rhode Island to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island

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

Top Rhode Island Schools in IT

#1

Brown University

Providence, RI

Our 2021 rankings named Brown University the best school in Rhode Island for information technology students. Brown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Providence.

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Out of the 4 schools in Rhode Island that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Rhode Island landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Kingston, URI is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend New England Institute of Technology. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in Rhode Island list. New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of East Greenwich.

While working on their degree, IT majors at New England Tech accumulate an average of around $32,167 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 $334.

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Out of the 4 schools in Rhode Island that were part of this year’s ranking, Johnson & Wales University - Providence landed the # 4 spot on the list. Located in the city of Providence, JWU Providence is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Information Technology Colleges in the New England Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 316
Connecticut 75
New Hampshire 25
Maine 138
Vermont 295

One of 10 majors within the area of study, information technology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 4 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 Craig Dennis.

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