School and Ranking Information
In the Flint, MI, area, most of the schools that offer degrees in computer science or information technology are private, not-for-profit institutions. The following school is the top choice for the area based on rankings, number of programs available and program options.
- Winner: Located in Flint, MI, the University of Michigan - Flint offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems through the Computer Science, Engineering and Physics Department.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Michigan - Flint|
|Rankings||Tied for #99 in Regional Universities (Midwest) (2015); tied for #33 in Top Public Schools (Midwest) (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year; public|
|Tuition & Fees (2014-2015)||Undergrad: $10,138 (in-state); $19,360 (out-of-state)*|
|Computer Science and Information Systems Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Computer Science and Information Systems Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||25**|
|Most Popular Computer Science and Information Systems Degree Level (2012-2013)||Master's (16 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||38%**|
|Noteworthy||Master's students have a thesis and non-thesis option***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Michigan - Flint
University of Michigan - Flint
- CSEP students have access to state-of-the-art computer labs and are eligible to participate in the Microsoft DreamSpark program, which allows students to download Microsoft software for free
- The CS undergraduate program has three potential tracks for students to choose: software engineering, systems/networking or security
- The information systems track of the master's program allows students to pick one of two areas of concentration in either business information systems or health information systems
The University of Michigan - Flint is located on a 76-acre campus along the Flint River. It is home to more than 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Located at the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Computer Science, Engineering and Physics offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in computer science, information systems, physics and mechanical engineering.
The computer science bachelor's program consists of general education courses and foundational computer science courses. Topics covered include logic design, programming, operating systems, data structures and software engineering.
A 30-credit-hour program, the Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems is divided into two concentrations. The computer science concentration consists of core coursework in computer architecture, networking and database applications. The information systems concentration combines the studies of information systems and business. Courses cover topics such as information storage, algorithm analysis and security management.