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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region

35 Colleges
$61,420 Avg Salary
$22,021 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Information Systems School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, computer information systems was ranked #14 in the country. In fact 76,482 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 35 schools in the Far Western US Region to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer Information Systems Colleges.

Top 10 Best Computer Information Systems Schools

Our analysis found University of California - Berkeley to be the best school for computer information systems students who want to pursue a degree in the Far Western US Region . Located in the medium-sized city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public college with a very large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of California - San Diego. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region list. UCSD is a very large public school located in the city of La Jolla.

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The excellent programs at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in the Far Western US Region . Located in the city of Tacoma, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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Out of the 35 schools in the Far Western US Region that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Washington - Seattle Campus landed the # 4 spot on the list. UW Seattle is a very large public school located in the city of Seattle.

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Out of the 35 schools in the Far Western US Region that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Southern California landed the # 5 spot on the list. USC is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Los Angeles.

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#6

Asher College

Sacramento, CA

With a ranking of #6, Asher College did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer information systems students. Located in the suburb of Sacramento, Asher College is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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#7

Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR

Oregon Institute of Technology came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. OIT is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Klamath Falls.

While working on their degree, CIS majors at OIT accumulate an average of around $24,500 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $254.

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Western Washington University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. Located in the city of Bellingham, WWU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Pacific Lutheran University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. PLU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Tacoma.

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University of California - Irvine came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. Located in the city of Irvine, UC Irvine is a public school with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that CIS majors at UC Irvine take out is $20,104. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $209.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges by State

Explore the best computer information systems schools for a specific state in the Far Western US region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 2,866
Washington 1,661
Oregon 386
Nevada 147
Hawaii 210
Alaska 38

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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