School and Ranking Information
Most schools in the Westminster area that offer courses in networking and telecommunications are 4-year colleges. Based on number of programs available, rankings, and student-to-faculty ratio, the following school is the top pick for networking degrees in the area.
- Winner: The top school in the area surrounding Westminster, CO, with programs in networking and telecommunications is Regis University, six miles away in downtown Denver. Students can earn an undergraduate degree in computer networking by itself or in combination with a graduate degree.
School Info Chart
|Rankings||#29 in Regional Universities (West) (2015); #9 in Best Colleges for Veterans (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year; private not-for-profit|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergrad: $33,060*|
|Computer Networking Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Computer Networking Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||16**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||58%**|
|Noteworthy||Computer networking program accredited by ABET***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Regis University
- The computer networking (CN) program is the first online CN program ever accredited by ABET
- Students who choose to complete the degree online are never required to visit campus
- The CN program has a rolling admission deadline, so students are encouraged to apply whenever they are ready to start
Regis University is a Jesuit university with a total enrollment of over 9,500 students, with around 5,100 undergraduates. Drawing from the Catholic and Jesuit traditions, and particularly the Jesuit perspective of Ignatius Loyola, Regis challenges students, faculty and staff to make intelligent choices. The university has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.
The School of Computer and Information Sciences prepares students to be leaders in the field of information technology. The school offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking, which can transition into an eligible master's program. This bachelor's program is available on campus and online. Coursework begins with the fundamentals of computer science and computer networking, and it's rounded out with classes in control and data structures, advanced programming, networking technologies and systems architecture.
Qualified students can pursue a graduate degree in combination with their undergraduate CN degree. Master's programs are available in database technologies, information assurance, information technology management, software engineering, systems engineering, and health informatics and information management.