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Computer Information Systems at George Washington University

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Computer Information Systems at George Washington University

If you plan to study computer information systems, take a look at what George Washington University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 27,017 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 37 students received a bachelor's degree in CIS from GWU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Information Systems section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Computer Information Systems Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CIS

GWU Computer Information Systems Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks CIS programs across the country. The following shows how GWU performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The CIS major at GWU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Information Systems. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Computer Information Systems Graduate Certificate Schools 6

How Much Do CIS Graduates from GWU Make?

The median salary of CIS students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $56,768. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 7% higher than the national average of $53,242 for all CIS bachelor's degree recipients.


CIS Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CIS majors at George Washington University.

GWU Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Program

35% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 37 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in CIS from GWU in 2021, 65% were men and 35% were women. The typical CIS bachelor's degree program is made up of only 25% women. So female students are more repesented at GWU since its program graduates 10% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 21% more racial-ethnic minorities in its CIS bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in CIS.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 11
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

GWU also has a doctoral program available in CIS. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That CIS Grads May Go Into

A degree in CIS can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Computer Workers 18,040 $117,540
Computer and Information Systems Managers 4,020 $168,500
Computer Systems Analysts 3,630 $106,790
Systems Software Developers 2,690 $115,610
Software Applications Developers 2,520 $112,510


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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