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2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools

34 Colleges
$51,664 Avg Salary
$26,071 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 17,155 people earned a degree or certificate in computer information systems, making the major the #16 most popular in the United States.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Grad Degree Search has developed this Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 34 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for CIS majors pursuing an online .

Our 2021 rankings named Kennesaw State University the most popular online school in the United States for computer information systems students. Located in the large suburb of Kennesaw, KSU Georgia is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

The excellent online programs at Capella University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in the United States. Capella University is a very large private for-profit school located in the city of Minneapolis.

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#3

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Florida Atlantic University is a great place for computer information systems students pursuing an online degree. Located in the small city of Boca Raton, FAU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Walden University. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools list. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Walden University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 34 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Arkansas at Little Rock landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the medium-sized city of Little Rock, UA Little Rock is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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#6

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Johns Hopkins is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Baltimore.

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#7

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

Kaplan University-Indianapolis came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools ranking. Kaplan University-Indianapolis is a very large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

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With a ranking of #7, University of Phoenix - Arizona did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer information systems students. UOPX - Arizona is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Tempe.

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#9

Regis University

Denver, CO

Regis University landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Regis U is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Denver.

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#10

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

George Mason University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer information systems students. It came in at #10 on the list. GMU is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Fairfax.

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 12,884
Information Technology 8,964
Information Science 7,072
Computer Software & Applications 2,830
Computer Systems Analysis 772

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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