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2021 Best Information Science Schools in Texas

16 Colleges
$57,725 Avg Salary
$33,240 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Science School for You

With 1,888 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, information science is the #41 most popular major in Texas.

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

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Information Science Schools in Texas ranking. This report analyzed 16 schools in Texas to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Information Science Schools in Texas

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

Top 10 Best Information Science Schools

Our 2021 rankings named Southern Methodist University the best school in Texas for information science students. SMU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Dallas.

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#2

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Texas Tech University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Information Science Schools in Texas list. Texas Tech is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Lubbock.

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#3

University of Houston

Houston, TX

Out of the 16 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Houston landed the # 3 spot on the list. U of H is a very large public school located in the city of Houston.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Texas A&M University - College Station. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Information Science Schools in Texas list. Located in the city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Out of the 16 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, The University of Texas at Dallas landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the medium-sized city of Richardson, UT Dallas is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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The University of Texas at Arlington did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information science students. It came in at #6 on the list. UT Arlington is a very large public school located in the city of Arlington.

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#7

Baylor University

Waco, TX

With a ranking of #7, Baylor University did quite well on this year’s best schools for information science students. Located in the medium-sized city of Waco, Baylor is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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The University of Texas at Austin ranked #8 on this year’s Best Information Science Schools in Texas list. UT Austin is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Austin.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio ranked #9 on this year’s Best Information Science Schools in Texas list. UTSA is a fairly large public school located in the large city of San Antonio.

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With a ranking of #10, Strayer University - Texas did quite well on this year’s best schools for information science students. Located in the large city of Austin, Strayer University - Texas is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Best Information Science Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 29
Oklahoma 36
New Mexico 6

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

Majors Similar to IS

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 16 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 The Opte Project.

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