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2021 Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the Great Lakes Region

Identifying Quality Schools at More Affordable Prices

1 College
$8,661 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$27,290 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate School for You

In 2018-2019, 76,482 degrees and certificates were awarded to computer information systems students, making the major the most popular in the country.

With all the computer science programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. 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, Computer Science Degree Search has developed this Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the Great Lakes Region ranking.

Our ranking of value is based on the quality of a program as defined in our per sticker price dollar. More specifically, we discount our quality score by the published tuition and fees charged by a school. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The value is determined by how much quality your dollar buys.

In our regional and nationwide rankings, out-of-state tution and fees are used in our calculations. Average in-state tuition and fees are used for our statewide rankings.

Check out the CIS undergraduate certificate programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your educational dollar.

Best Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate School

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Our 2021 rankings named Ivy Tech Community College the best value school in the Great Lakes Region for computer information systems students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the large city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Out-of-state tuition fees for undergraduate students at Ivy Tech Community College are $8,661 per year. CIS majors at Ivy Tech Community College take out an average of $11,627 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $106, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

Ivy Tech Community College did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the Great Lakes Region list.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges by State

Explore the best computer information systems colleges for a specific state in the Great Lakes region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2,080
Ohio 1,487
Illinois 1,242
Indiana 2,029
Wisconsin 1,519

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of computer science programs to choose from.

CIS Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Computer & Information Sciences 46,489
Information Technology 26,468
Informatics 2,056
Other Computer & Information Sciences 1,143
Artificial Intelligence 326

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 47,906
Information Technology 33,399
Information Science 17,779
Computer Systems Networking 14,055
Computer Software & Applications 12,793

Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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