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Top Ranked School for Information Technology - Jersey City, NJ

Students interested in studying information technology in the Jersey City, NJ, area have several schools to choose from. Read about the top school's degree programs, ranking and tuition info to help you decide on the school for you.

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The majority of schools that offer information technology programs within 10 miles of Jersey City are located in the neighboring state of New York. Based on school rankings and academic offerings, the following is considered one of the best schools in the area for studying information technology:

  • Winner: Pace University is a private non-profit school with a highly-ranked online graduate information technology program. This university also offers undergraduate programs in this field.

School Info Chart

Category Pace University
Rankings Tied at #173 for National Universities (2015)*; Tied at #9 for Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (2015)*
Location New York, NY
School Type 4-year, private non-profit
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $38,069**
Information Technology Degrees Offered Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Undergraduate Certificates and Graduate Certificates
Information Technology Related Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 118**
Most Popular Information Technology Related Degree Level in 2013 Master's (51 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 51%**
Noteworthy Each semester about two dozen computer science and technology students get to work at the 'Seidenberg Creative Labs', which is an in-house student-run tech consultancy

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator

Pace University

  • A variety of scholarships are available to students in information technology programs, including the Seidenberg Scholarships for outstanding students
  • The School of Computer Science and Information Systems features cutting-edge technology, including labs for robotics and computer forensics
  • The graduate internet technology degree program may be pursued online

Pace University is a medium-sized school with campuses in Lower Manhattan and West Chester County, New York. This institution offers undergraduate and graduate certificates and degrees through its six colleges and schools, including the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

The Seidenberg School offers multiple programs in information technology. Students pursuing the Associate of Science in Applied Information Technology can choose from many concentrations, including telecommunications and wireless networking. The associate's core includes courses on computer applications, mass media and various psychology courses, and each concentration consists of around 30 credits of coursework. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology has a major core in which students learn about database management and global networking, and students can complete an internship or course with a project theme to satisfy the culminating requirement. The BS program has multiple emphasis areas available, such as computer forensics, networking and security. Students interested in graduate studies in the field can apply to the Master of Science in Internet Technology program. This program examines information security and systems development in the core, and focus area options include network administration and cyber security.

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