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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

15 Colleges
$48,445 Avg Salary
$27,128 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Information Technology School for You

Information Technology is the #37 most popular major in the country with 33,399 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking. This report analyzed 15 schools in the Rocky Mountains Region to see which ones offered the best programs for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2021 Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

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Top 10 Best Information Technology Schools

Our analysis found Colorado State University - Fort Collins to be the best school for information technology students who want to pursue a degree in the Rocky Mountains Region . Colorado State is a very large public school located in the city of Fort Collins.

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#2

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Western Governors University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#3

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, UT

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Salt Lake Community College. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Community College is a public school 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 Neumont College of Computer Science. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list. Located in the city of Salt Lake City, Neumont is a private for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

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Out of the 15 schools in the Rocky Mountains Region that were part of this year’s ranking, College of Western Idaho landed the # 5 spot on the list. CWI is a large public school located in the rural area of Nampa.

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Brigham Young University - Provo landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information technology programs. BYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Provo.

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Brigham Young University - Idaho came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking. BYU - I is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Rexburg.

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#8

Regis University

Denver, CO

With a ranking of #8, Regis University did quite well on this year’s best schools for information technology students. Located in the large city of Denver, Regis U is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#9

University of Denver

Denver, CO

University of Denver landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best information technology programs. U of Denver is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Denver.

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Colorado State University - Global Campus ranked #10 on this year’s Best Information Technology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list. Colorado State University - Global Campus is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Greenwood Village.

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Best Information Technology Colleges by State

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 260
Utah 1,948
Idaho 126
Montana 24
Wyoming 24

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

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 15 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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