Top Rated Computer Networking School - Lexington, KY

Students interested in studying computer networking in the Lexington, KY, area have few 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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There are two for-profit, 4-year schools and one non-profit, 4-year school with programs related to computer networking within 20 miles of Lexington. The following is the best school in the area for a networking education due to school type, tuition and ranking:

  • Winner: Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is a public 4-year school about 20 miles away from Lexington with academic offerings in the field. This institution offers undergraduate degrees with available networking concentrations and electives.

School Info Chart

Category Eastern Kentucky University
Rankings Tied at #62 for Universities in the South (2015)*
Location Richmond, KY
School Type 4-year, public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $7,536 (in-state), $16,608 (out-of-state)**
Networking Programs Offered Bachelor's
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 39%**
Noteworthy EKU has a computer information systems student organization***

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

Eastern Kentucky University

  • The computer information systems degree with a networking option is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • EKU has a scholarship exclusively for computer science students
  • The computer science bachelor's degree is accredited by Computer Science Accreditation Board

Eastern Kentucky University's enrollment consists of nearly 90% undergraduate students. In addition to undergraduate programs, the university offers master's as well as doctoral degrees. EKU's student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

The College of Business and Technology offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems with a network management emphasis. Courses in the program include networks and telecommunications and project management. The Department of Computer Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a computer technology option in which students learn about network administration and may choose electives in network forensics and switches and routers.

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