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2021 Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in the Plains States Region

9 Colleges
$39,582 Avg Salary
$30,582 Avg Student Debt

Information Technology is the #31 most popular major in the country with 8,964 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Grad Degree Search has created its Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. Our analysis looked at 9 schools in the Plains States Region 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 following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Information Technology Colleges.

#1

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Our analysis found Capella University to be the most popular school for information technology students who want to pursue an online degree in the Plains States Region . Capella University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the large city of Minneapolis.

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#2

Dakota State University

Madison, SD

The excellent online programs at Dakota State University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in the Plains States Region . Dakota State is a small public school located in the town of Madison.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Iowa State University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in the Plains States Region list. Located in the city of Ames, Iowa State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Walden University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in the Plains States Region list. Located in the large city of Minneapolis, Walden University is a private for-profit college with a very large student population.

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The excellent online programs at University of Nebraska at Omaha helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best information technology schools in the Plains States Region . Located in the city of Omaha, UNOMAHA is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Metropolitan State University came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Information Technology Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. Located in the city of Saint Paul, Metro State is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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With a ranking of #7, The College of Saint Scholastica did quite well on this year’s best schools for information technology students. St. Scholastica is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Duluth.

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Missouri University of Science and Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #7 on the list. Located in the remote town of Rolla, Missouri University of Science and Technology is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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With a ranking of #7, Concordia University, Saint Paul did quite well on this year’s best schools for information technology students. Concordia University, Saint Paul is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Saint Paul.

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Explore the most popular online information technology schools for a specific state in the Plains States region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 125
Minnesota 281
Iowa 73
Kansas 17
Nebraska 104
North Dakota 1
South Dakota 19

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 17,155
Computer Science 12,884
Information Science 7,072
Computer Software & Applications 2,830
Computer Systems Analysis 772

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 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 Craig Dennis.

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