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2021 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Plains States Region

25 Colleges
$41,441 Avg Salary
$22,848 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Computer Systems Networking School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, computer systems networking was ranked #82 in the country. In fact 14,055 degrees and certificates were handed out in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. 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.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. This report analyzed 25 schools in the Plains States Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Plains States Region

Check out the networking programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 10 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools

Our analysis found Dunwoody College of Technology to be the best school for computer systems networking students who want to pursue a degree in the Plains States Region . Located in the large city of Minneapolis, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

On average, networking graduates from Dunwoody College of Technology take out $16,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $166.

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#2

Southeast Technical Institute

Sioux Falls, SD

The excellent programs at Southeast Technical Institute helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer systems networking schools in the Plains States Region . Southeast Technical Institute is a small public school located in the rural area of Sioux Falls.

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The excellent programs at Iowa Central Community College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer systems networking schools in the Plains States Region . Iowa Central Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Fort Dodge.

On average, networking graduates from Iowa Central Community College take out $21,262 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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The excellent programs at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer systems networking schools in the Plains States Region . Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public school with a fairly large student population.

On average, networking graduates from UMN Twin Cities take out $19,312 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $200.

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#5

Century College

White Bear Lake, MN

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Century College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Plains States Region list. Century College is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of White Bear Lake.

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Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer systems networking programs. SMU MN is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Winona.

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University of Minnesota - Duluth came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer Systems Networking Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. Located in the small city of Duluth, UMN Duluth is a public school with a large student population.

Networking majors at UMN Duluth take out an average of $27,000 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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State Technical College of Missouri did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer systems networking students. It came in at #8 on the list. STC is a small public school located in the rural area of Linn.

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Indian Hills Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer systems networking students. It came in at #9 on the list. IHCC is a small public school located in the remote town of Ottumwa.

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#10

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, MN

Anoka-Ramsey Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer systems networking programs. Located in the suburb of Coon Rapids, Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Best Computer Systems Networking Colleges by State

Explore the best computer systems networking colleges for a specific state in the Plains States region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 249
Minnesota 316
Kansas 159
Iowa 97
Nebraska 2
North Dakota 16
South Dakota 48

One of 10 majors within the area of study, computer systems networking has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Ludovic.ferre.

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