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2021 Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

11 Colleges
$59,570 Avg Salary
$29,713 Avg Student Debt

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, information science was ranked #38 in the country. In fact 7,072 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Grad Degree Search has created the Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 11 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

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Our analysis found Pennsylvania State University - World Campus to be the most popular school for information science students who want to pursue an online degree in the Middle Atlantic Region . Penn State World Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of University Park.

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Out of the 11 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Maryland Global Campus landed the # 2 spot on the list. UMGC is a very large public school located in the suburb of Adelphi.

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#3

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Out of the 11 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Johns Hopkins University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Johns Hopkins is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Baltimore.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend New Jersey Institute of Technology. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. NJIT is a large public school located in the city of Newark.

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#5

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Syracuse University is a great place for information science students pursuing an online degree. Located in the medium-sized city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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Strayer University - Global Region ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Located in the city of Washington, Strayer University - Global Region is a private for-profit school with a large student population.

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Strayer University - New Jersey came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Strayer University - New Jersey is a small private for-profit school located in the large suburb of Cherry Hill.

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Capitol Technology University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Information Science Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Capitol Tech is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Laurel.

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Strayer University - Pennsylvania did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information science students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Trevose, Strayer University - Pennsylvania is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Strayer University - Maryland landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information science programs. Located in the large suburb of Suitland, Strayer University - Maryland is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Explore the most popular online information science colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 736
Pennsylvania 461
Maryland 869
New Jersey 227
District of Columbia 107
Delaware 19

One of 10 majors within the area of study, information science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 17,155
Computer Science 12,884
Information Technology 8,964
Computer Software & Applications 2,830
Computer Systems Analysis 772

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 11 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to The Opte Project.

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