Top University in Indianapolis for a Computer Information Systems Degree

At least six schools in the Indianapolis area have top ranking computer information systems programs. Read on to find out more about what these top schools have to offer for computer information systems, as well as tuition and degree information.

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School and Ranking Information

Half of the schools in the Indianapolis area primarily offer associate degrees. The other half offer a wider range, including bachelor's degrees and master's degrees. Based on available programs and rankings, the following school is a top choice close in Indianapolis for computer information systems programs:

  • Winner : Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a nationally ranked 4-year, public research university. IUPUI offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs related to computer information systems.

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Category Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis
Rankings Tied for #194 in National Universities*
Location Indianapolis, IN
School Type 4-year, Public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2014-2015) $8,909 (in-state), $30,089 (out-of-state)*
Computer Information Sciences Degrees Offered Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor of Philosophy
Computer Information Sciences Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013 173**
Most Popular Computer Information Sciences Degree Level in 2013 Bachelor's
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 42%**
Noteworthy The Computer Information Technology department has a Living Lab program, where students can engage in real-world projects submitted by various companies

Sources: *US News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator

Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis

  • Students are required to complete an internship in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology program
  • The Computer Information Technology department awards the most degrees in IUPUI's School of Engineering and Technology
  • The Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science program has a student to faculty ratio of 10-to-1

IUPUI was founded in 1968 and is home to more than 30,000 students. Students interested in computer information systems programs can pursue a bachelor's degree through the Department of Computer, Information, Leadership and Technology Department, or an undergraduate or graduate degree through the Department of Computer and Information Science.

The B.S. in Computer and Information Technology program offers concentration options in Web development, networking systems, data management and information security. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer and Information Science emphasizes research in areas like bioinformatics, network security and databases. The school requires a 4-year bachelor's degree in computer science or a relevant field for admission. Otherwise, students may be asked to complete prerequisite coursework as part of their graduate education. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program is largely based on the interests of individual students and reflects their chosen area of study in subjects like artificial intelligence, software engineering or parallel computing.

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