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August 08, 2016

NC State’s Computer Science Recognized for Value, Affordability

NC State’s Computer Science program has been recognized as one of the top programs in the country by College Choice, an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.
NC State was as one of the top 10 Most Affordable Online Master’s in Computer Science Degrees.  According to College Choice, those with a master’s degree in the field make as much as $20,000 more than their peers with an undergraduate degree.  Forbes has even named computer science as the second best field in which to earn a master’s degree.  For those hoping to improve their value and employability while spending the least in tuition, NC State and the others on the list rank highest in affordability.
College Choice also recognized NC State as one of the top 50 Best Schools for a Computer Science Degree.  For this ranking, College Choice consulted a variety of sources, including the U.S. News and World Report, the National Center for Educational Statistics, individual program websites, and to produce a list that reflects their choices of the best computer science programs in the country.
College Choice publishes rankings and reviews that make choosing the best college easier, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for and thrive at the college of their choice.  It offers numerous free online resources to help students in their college search, including student-centered college rankings, admissions advice, scholarship and financial aid information, and more.

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