Top University with an Information Technology Degree - Kansas City, MO

Students interested in studying information technology in Kansas City, MO, have only a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local schools' degree programs, tuition and ranking info to find the right one for you.

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All but one of the schools in Kansas City, MO, that offer information technology programs are for-profit institutions. Based on ranking, school type and student services, the following university is considered a top school for information technology degree programs in Kansas City:

  • Winner: The University of Missouri - Kansas City is located in its namesake city and is the only public 4-year institution in the area providing studies in information technology. It is also the largest school in Kansas City in terms of enrollment that has this type of program. Students here can earn a Bachelor of Information Technology.

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Category University of Missouri - Kansas City
Ranking #189 (tie) Best National Universities (2015)*
Location Kansas City, Missouri
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $9,456 (in-state); $22,203 (out-of-state)**
Information Technology Degrees Offered Bachelor's
Information Technology Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 5**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 51%**
Noteworthy It is the only information technology program in Missouri and one of only 16 such programs in the U.S. accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET***

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Missouri - Kansas City

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University of Missouri - Kansas City

  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Internship opportunities available
  • Student organizations include chapters of the Association of Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) as well as an IEEE Robotics Team

The University of Missouri - Kansas City is part of the University of Missouri system and enrolls more than 15,000 students annually in more than 50 majors and programs. The School of Computing and Engineering opened in 2002 and features undergraduate programs in engineering, computer science and information technology.

Students of the Bachelor of Information Technology program receive a solid foundation in theory through core classes such as data structures and algorithmic principles, computer architecture, multimedia concepts and programming language. Other topics explore Java, networking, Web development and computer graphics. With access to state-of-the-art labs, students have the chance to practice system design and implementation, problem-solve and work with information technology infrastructures. Accounting, marketing and operations management courses provide a business context.

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