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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

96 Colleges
$57,349 Avg Salary
$25,365 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.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 96 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for CIS majors pursuing a .

Top 15% Best Computer Information Systems Schools

#1

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Our 2021 rankings named Johns Hopkins University the best school in the Middle Atlantic Region for computer information systems students. Johns Hopkins is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Baltimore.

On average, CIS graduates from Johns Hopkins take out $22,179 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $250.

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#2

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Pennsylvania. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Located in the large city of Philadelphia, UPenn is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

CIS majors at UPenn take out an average of $30,250 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $340.

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#3

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Carnegie Mellon University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Carnegie Mellon is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Pittsburgh.

On average, CIS graduates from Carnegie Mellon take out $60,316 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $703, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#4

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Cornell University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, CIS graduates from Cornell carry an average student debtload of $13,678. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $142, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA

The excellent programs at Swarthmore College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in the Middle Atlantic Region . Swarthmore is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Swarthmore.

On average, CIS graduates from Swarthmore take out $22,000 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $228, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Anne Arundel Community College landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Located in the large suburb of Arnold, AACC is a public school with a large student population.

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#7

New York University

New York, NY

New York University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

On average, CIS graduates from NYU take out $38,862 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $438, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#8

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Located in the midsize city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

On average, CIS graduates from Syracuse take out $26,250 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $272.

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George Washington University landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. GWU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.

CIS majors at GWU take out an average of $23,000 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $239, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Rutgers University - New Brunswick did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer information systems students. It came in at #10 on the list. Rutgers New Brunswick is a very large public school located in the small city of New Brunswick.

CIS majors at Rutgers New Brunswick take out an average of $21,250 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $221.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. RPI is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Troy.

CIS majors at RPI take out an average of $23,250 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $241, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#12

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Located in the city of Bethlehem, Lehigh is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

On average, CIS graduates from Lehigh take out $24,250 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $252.

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With a ranking of #13, Columbia University in the City of New York did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer information systems students. Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

The average amount in student loans that CIS majors at Columbia take out is $69,072. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $805.

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University of Maryland - College Park did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer information systems students. It came in at #14 on the list. UMCP is a very large public school located in the large suburb of College Park.

On average, CIS graduates from UMCP take out $21,328 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $221.

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Additional Noteworthy Schools

Here are some additional great schools for Computer Information Systems students in the Middle Atlantic Region that almost earned our Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region award.

Rank College Location
15 Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park, PA
16 Bowie State University Bowie, MD
17 University of Delaware Newark, DE
18 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA
19 The College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ

Best Computer Information Systems Colleges by State

Explore the best computer information systems schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 6,188
Pennsylvania 3,352
Maryland 2,046
New Jersey 2,718
District of Columbia 228
Delaware 195

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

Majors Similar to CIS

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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