Computer Science Schools In Massachusetts

There are 42 accredited computer science schools in Massachusetts for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the computer science academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in computer science training at the following levels:

  • Computer Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  2. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  3. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  4. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  8. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  9. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  10. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  12. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  13. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  14. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  15. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  16. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  18. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  21. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  22. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  24. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  25. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  26. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  27. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  28. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  29. Bard College at Simon's Rock

    84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702

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  30. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  31. Springfield College

    263 Alden St, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109-3797

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  32. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  33. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  34. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  35. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Wentworth Institute of Technology

    550 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  37. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  38. Westfield State University

    577 Western Ave, Westfield, Massachusetts 01086-1630

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  39. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  40. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  41. Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    100 Institute Road, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2280

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Sullivan and Cogliano Training Center

    460 Belmont Street, Brockton, Massachusetts 02301-1822

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Massachusetts 50,520
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Massachusetts

44,010 46,160 49,170 51,610 16,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Computer Science is a shrinking field in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, 27,940 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 63% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$74,748 $79,048 $81,726 $84,072 $91,037
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by computer science professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $74,748 per year, and in 2010 they made $91,037 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$52,080
25th percentile
$66,887
50th percentile
$86,903
75th percentile
$110,463
90th percentile
$134,023

Thus, there was a 18% growth in computer science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid computer science professionals earn 157% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Computer Engineering
$105,270
Computer Forensics
$80,280
Computer Programming
$90,620
Computer Science
$84,324
Information Systems
$111,545
Information Technology
$90,161

In Massachusetts, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts

associate
6
bachelor
34
master
10
doctor
8
Certificate
4
Total62

The number of students graduating from the 42 accredited computer science schools in Massachusetts is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 1,141 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,157 graduates from computer science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 1%. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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