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How will your web development education stack up?

If you want to study web development at home, you should be aware of how your education will compare to the education available elsewhere in the US. Below is some information to help you get started. The US has 307 brick and mortar web development schools.

Top Schools

In 2010, the top schools in the country with web development programs were:

  1. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  2. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, Illinois
  3. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, Maryland

Student Demographics

In 2010, 1,174 students earned degrees in web development in the US. Of these students, 317 received certifications in web development, 771 received an undergraduate degree in web development, and 86 received a graduate-level degree in web development.


Students can pursue education in web development at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Web Development
  • Bachelor's Degree in Web Development
  • Master's Degree in Web Development
  • Doctoral Degree in Web Development
  • Certificate in Web Development

Web development students can hope to gain the following skills and/or knowledge as they pursue their web development degree:

  • Planning and Organization
  • Teamwork
  • Web Publishing
  • Creative Thinking
  • Computer Skills


On average in 2010, web development schools in the US charged $22,091 in tuition per year. The web development schools charging the highest tuition were:

  1. Carnegie Mellon University - located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, students paid $40,920
  2. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, Maryland, students paid $39,150
  3. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, students paid $38,970

The lowest tuition was charged by the following web development schools:

  1. Southeastern Community College - located in Whiteville, North Carolina, students paid $1,299
  2. East Carolina University - located in Greenville, North Carolina, students paid $4,477
  3. University of North Texas - located in Denton, Texas, students paid $7,001

Projected Growth

Over the next few years, the government projects the growth for web developers to be the fastest in these states:

  1. Utah - 20%
  2. North Carolina - 15%
  3. California - 15%


Web developers in the US can make an average of $71,776 per year. However, the salary for a web developer can greatly vary based on factors such as your previous performance reviews, education or location. The following states have the highest average salaries for a web developer:

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