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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools

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Finding the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree School for You

Computer & Information Sciences is one of the most popular majors in the nation, ranking 5th of all the majors we analyze. In 2018-2019, 220,337 degrees and certificates were awarded to students with this major.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best 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.

The Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 371 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools in the United States

Check out the computer and information sciences bachelor's degree programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top 25 Top Schools for a Bachelor's in Computer & Information Sciences

#1

Brown University

Providence, RI

Our 2021 rankings named Brown University the best school in the United States for computer and information sciences students working on their bachelor’s degree. Brown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence.

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#2

Yale University

New Haven, CT

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at Yale University helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer and information sciences schools in the United States. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at DigiPen Institute of Technology helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer and information sciences schools in the United States. Digipen is a small private for-profit school located in the city of Redmond.

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#4

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 #4 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in the city of Philadelphia, UPenn is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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#5

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

The excellent bachelor’s degree programs at Cornell University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer and information sciences schools in the United States. Located in the small city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University ranked #6 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Carnegie Mellon is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Pittsburgh.

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#7

Duke University

Durham, NC

Duke University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in the city of Durham, Duke is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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#8

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the medium-sized city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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#9

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

University of Notre Dame ranked #9 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in the suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ranked #10 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. U of Michigan is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor.

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Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Georgia Tech is a very large public school located in the large city of Atlanta.

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Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for computer and information sciences students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #12 on the list. Located in the city of Terre Haute, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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University of California - Berkeley ranked #13 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public college with a very large student population.

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#14

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Wellesley is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Wellesley.

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#15

Norwich University

Northfield, VT

Norwich University landed the #15 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree computer and information sciences programs. Norwich is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Northfield.

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#16

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for computer and information sciences students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #16 on the list. Located in the city of Harrisonburg, JMU is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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With a ranking of #17, Pennsylvania State University - World Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer and information sciences students working on their bachelor’s degree. Penn State World Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of University Park.

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#18

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

Northwestern University ranked #18 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Northwestern U is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Evanston.

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#19

New York University

New York, NY

New York University came in at #19 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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#20

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

Northeastern University ranked #20 on this year’s Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools list. Northeastern is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Boston.

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#21

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for computer and information sciences students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #21 on the list. Boston College is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Chestnut Hill.

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University of Maryland - College Park did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for computer and information sciences students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #22 on the list. UMCP is a very large public school located in the suburb of College Park.

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute came in at #23 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. WPI is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Worcester.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools ranking. RPI is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of Troy.

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With a ranking of #25, Bowie State University did quite well on this year’s best schools for computer and information sciences students working on their bachelor’s degree. Bowie State University is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Bowie.

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Rest of the Top Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools

#30

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA
#34

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA
#37

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
#38

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
#40

Bentley University

Waltham, MA
#41

Neumont College of Computer Science

Salt Lake City, UT
#44

Park University

Parkville, MO
#48

George Washington University

Washington, DC
#49

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

Remaining Award Winners

This section shows the rest of the colleges awarded a Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 371 different United States computer and information sciences schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Middletown, PA
52 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
53 Champlain College Burlington, VT
54 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN
55 Lewis University Romeoville, IL

Additional Noteworthy Schools

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
56 Simpson College Indianola, IA
57 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
58 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
59 Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
60 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ
61 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
62 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
63 University of Washington - Bothell Campus Bothell, WA
64 Salisbury University Salisbury, MD
65 Clemson University Clemson, SC
66 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Durham, NH
67 Emporia State University Emporia, KS
68 Trident University International Cypress, CA
69 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
70 Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston, MA
71 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
72 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
73 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
74 Dakota State University Madison, SD

Computer & Information Sciences by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 76,482
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793
Computer Programming 10,688
Computer Systems Analysis 2,472
Data Processing 2,138
Data Entry 1,382
Other Computer & Information Sciences 1,243

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 200,684
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 162,961
Engineering Technologies 92,549
Physical Sciences 53,556
Mathematics & Statistics 49,748

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 Almonroth.

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