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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in the Far Western US Region

27 Colleges
$44,677 Avg Salary
$21,483 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Out of all the majors we analyze each year, information technology was ranked #37 in the country. In fact 33,399 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. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Best Information Technology Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. Our analysis looked at 27 schools in the Far Western US Region to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school us, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in the Far Western US Region

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

Top 10 Best Information Technology Schools

#1

Asher College

Sacramento, CA

Our analysis found Asher College to be the best school for information technology students who want to pursue a degree in the Far Western US Region . Located in the suburb of Sacramento, Asher College is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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#2

Unitek College

Fremont, CA

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Unitek College is a great place for information technology students. Located in the suburb of Fremont, Unitek College is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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Out of the 27 schools in the Far Western US Region that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the medium-sized city of Tacoma, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Out of the 27 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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#5

Charter College

Vancouver, WA

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Charter College is a great place for information technology students. Located in the medium-sized city of Vancouver, Charter College is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

While working on their degree, IT majors at Charter College accumulate an average of around $9,500 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $99.

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University of Southern California did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #6 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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University of Washington - Bothell Campus did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #7 on the list. University of Washington - Bothell Campus is a moderately-sized public school located in the large suburb of Bothell.

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Southern California Institute of Technology ranked #8 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Southern California Institute of Technology is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of Anaheim.

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California Technical Academy did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for information technology students. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the city of Riverside, California Technical Academy is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

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#10

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA

Western Washington University ranked #10 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Located in the small city of Bellingham, WWU is a public college with a large student population.

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Best Information Technology Colleges by State

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State Degrees Awarded
California 1,721
Washington 1,875
Oregon 206
Nevada 282
Hawaii 25
Alaska 6

One of 10 majors within the area of study, information technology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Craig Dennis.

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