Top School in Cleveland for an Information Technology Degree

School and Ranking Information

Two of the four schools located near Cleveland that provide information technology programs are for-profit institutions. Based on school type, ranking and number of degrees awarded, the following school is considered a top school in the Cleveland area for information technology studies:

  • Winner: John Carroll University is the largest nonprofit 4-year school in terms of enrollment within 25 miles of Cleveland that offers a degree in information technology. It is the only institution in the area awarding a bachelor's degree in this field of study.

School Info Chart

Category John Carroll University
Ranking #7 among Best Regional Universities (Midwest) (2015)*
Location University Heights, Ohio
School Type 4-year, private not-for-profit
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $34,480**
Information Technology Degrees Offered Bachelor's
Information Technology Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 5**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 75%**
Noteworthy Opportunities for undergraduate computer science students include faculty-assisted research projects and presentations at national conferences***

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***John Carroll University

John Carroll University

  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Internship opportunities available
  • Integrates hands-on projects, labs and conferences into the information technology curriculum
  • Free tutoring service available to students in the mathematics and computer science department

John Carroll University is a 4-year, Jesuit university with a population of about 3,700 students enrolled in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs offered in 60 major fields. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers minors in mathematics and computer science and graduate degree programs in mathematics, including a bachelor's degree in computer information systems.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program focuses on software programming and application development. Computer science courses might include software development, database systems, multimedia programming, software engineering and technical writing. Computational modeling and Web design could also be addressed. Students are also likely to learn how to manage and apply technology to the business world. The program culminates in a comprehensive exam.

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