School and Ranking Information
There are a few non-profit institutions found in Indianapolis that offer degrees related to computer technology, including a pair of 4-year schools and a 2-year school. According to school type, rankings and student services, the following is the top school in the area for a computer technology education:
- Winner: Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a nationally ranked, public 4-year school. This institution offers undergraduate degrees related to computer technology.
School Info Chart
|Category||Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis|
|Rankings||Tied at #194 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$8,756 (in-state), $29,571 (out-of-state)**|
|Computer and Information Technology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||42%**|
|Noteworthy||Computer and information technology is the most popular degree offered by the engineering and technology school|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
- IUPUI has an Association for Computing Machinery student group
- Students pursuing the computer and information technology degree program receive practical experience either through an internship or the school's Living Lab
- The School of Informatics and Computing features cutting-edge facilities and numerous computer rooms available to students
Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis contains nearly 20 different schools that offer over 200 different academic degree programs. IUPUI has a student-to-faculty ratio of less than 20 to 1.
The School of Engineering and Technology offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Technology. Students can choose between four emphases that include networking systems and web development. Some of the required courses include web design and IT architecture. The School of Informatics and Computing has a Bachelor of Science in Informatics that features an available computer information technology concentration. The concentration requirements may be fulfilled through a variety of options that include a minor in computer information technology or a certificate in computer applications technology. The informatics bachelor's program has a culminating requirement that includes either an internship or a thesis.