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New Research from Best Computer Science Degrees Compares Pricey vs. Cheap Degrees

The launch of a new web article by Best Computer Science Degrees compares 15 affordable computer science degrees versus 15 cost-no-object ones for the ultimate shoot-out

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new web article by Best Computer Science Degrees explodes the myth that high-cost universities offer the best returns on investment. "Ultimate Computer Science Degree Shootout: Top 15 Affordable vs. Top 15 Cost-no-object Programs" makes a good case for low-cost, high-quality degree programs. The piece was published as an adjunct to Best Computer Science Degrees' website, which is a free research portal for college-bound users.

The new article compares data from two lists; the first is made up of 15 high-quality, affordable schools and the other contains the 15 best computer science degree programs regardless of cost. Five data points were used for the rankings: Acceptance Rate, Graduation Rate, Recognition, Tuition Cost, and Return on Investment. The two 15-school lists were then sorted in order of expected 30-year ROI. Among the findings in the article, "...a degree from a reputable school at half the cost of a top school does not necessarily mean half the earning potential."

"Ultimate Computer Science Degree Shootout: Top 15 Affordable vs. Top 15 Cost-no-object Programs" is available now on Best Computer Science Degrees' website at this URL: http://www.bestcomputersciencedegrees.com/top/affordable-vs-cost-no-object-programs/

Following are the two 15-school lists as ranked by Best Computer Science Degrees:

Top 15 Affordable Computer Science Degree Programs

15. West Virginia University: B.S. in Computer Science

14. University of North Carolina at Charlotte: B.S. or B.A. in Computer Science

13. University at Buffalo: B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science

12. Oregon State University: B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science

11. Arizona State University Tempe: B.S. in Computer Science

10. University of Maryland Baltimore County: B.S. in Computer Science

9. University of Utah: B.S. in Computer Science

8. SUNY at Stony Brook: B.S. in Computer Science

7. University of Minnesota Twin Cities: B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science

6. North Carolina State University at Raleigh: B.S. in Computer Science

5. University of Idaho: B.S. in Computer Science

4. Iowa State University: B.S. in Computer Science

3. SUNY at Binghamton: B.S. in Computer Science

2. Brigham Young University: B.S. in Computer Science

1. California Polytechnic State University: B.S. in Computer Science

Top 15 Ranked Cost-no-object Computer Science Degree Programs

15. University of Texas at Austin: B.S., B.A., or B.S.A. in Computer Science

14. Princeton University: B.S. in Computer Science

13. University of Illinois Urbana Champaign: B.S. in Computer Science

12. University of Michigan Ann Arbor: B.S. in Computer Science

11. University of Southern California: B.S. in Computer Science

10. California Institute of Technology: B.S. in Computer Science

9. University of Maryland College Park: B.S. in Computer Science

8. University of California San Diego: B.S. in Computer Science

7. University of California Los Angeles: B.S. in Computer Science

6. Cornell University: B.S. in Computer Science

5. Carnegie Mellon University: B.S. in Computer Science

4. Harvard University: Computer Science Concentration

3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: B.S. in Computer Science

2. University of California Berkeley: B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science

1. Stanford University: B.S. in Computer Science

About: Best Computer Science Degrees provides a free online resource to find, compare and select the best computer science programs in the United States. Get top rankings for colleges and universities along with career facts and insights for professional success.

Contact: Lou Ashby

Phone: 610-857-7491

http://www.bestcomputersciencedegrees.com

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