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2024 Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the New England Region

19 Colleges in the New England Region
819 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded
Ranked #50 in popularity, computer & is security is one of the most sought-after degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.

In 2024, College Factual analyzed 19 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the New England Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 819 degrees in computer & is security during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Computer & IS Security School

Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the New England Region Your choice of computer & is security school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for computer & is security schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

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Associate Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
Bachelor's Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
Master's Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
Doctor's Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

The computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the New England Region. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.


 

Best Schools for Computer & IS Security in the New England Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top New England Region Schools in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

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Champlain College
Burlington, VT
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In VT
232 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in computer & is security needs to look into Champlain College. Champlain is a small private not-for-profit college located in the city of Burlington. This college ranks 3rd out of 11 colleges for overall quality in the state of Vermont.

There were about 232 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Champlain in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In MA
61.9% Growth in Graduates

It's difficult to beat Northeastern University if you wish to pursue a degree in computer & is security. Northeastern is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Boston. A Best Colleges rank of #59 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Northeastern is a great university overall.

There were roughly 21 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Northeastern in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In MA
28.6% Growth in Graduates

Any student pursuing a degree in computer & is security needs to look into Brandeis University. Located in the small city of Waltham, Brandeis is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #99 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Brandeis is a great university overall.

There were approximately 7 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Brandeis in the most recent data year.

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Bentley University
Waltham, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In MA

Any student pursuing a degree in computer & is security has to look into Bentley University. Bentley is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Waltham. A Best Colleges rank of #32 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Bentley is a great university overall.

There were roughly 13 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Bentley in the most recent data year.

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Tufts University
Medford, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
14th Most Popular In MA

Tufts is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Medford. A Best Colleges rank of #40 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Tufts is a great university overall.

There were about 1 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Tufts in the most recent year we have data available.

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Boston University
Boston, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
13th Most Popular In MA

Boston U is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Boston. A Best Colleges rank of #54 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Boston U is a great university overall.

There were roughly 2 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Boston U in the most recent data year.

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6
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MA

Located in the medium-sized city of Springfield, STCC is a public college with a small student population. This college ranks 46th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 28 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at STCC in the most recent data year.

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Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In MA

Boston College is a large private not-for-profit college located in the city of Chestnut Hill. A Best Colleges rank of #60 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Boston College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 25 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Boston College in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In CT

Located in the large suburb of New Britain, CCSU is a public university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 7th out of 28 schools for overall quality in the state of Connecticut.

There were approximately 1 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at CCSU in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In RI

New England Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of East Greenwich. A Best Colleges rank of #465 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means New England Tech is a great school overall.

There were approximately 30 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at New England Tech in the most recent year we have data available.

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Best Computer & IS Security Colleges by State

Explore the best computer & is security colleges for a specific state in the New England Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 854 211
Connecticut 538 48
Rhode Island 436 59
Maine 396 66
New Hampshire 395 46
Vermont 352 167

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One of 6 majors within the Information Technology area of study, Computer & IS Security has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Technology Management 112
Network & System Administration/Administrator 98
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 70
Computer Support Specialist 39
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 22
Information Technology Project Management 16

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