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2022 Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools in Virginia

Highlighting Quality Schools With More Affordable Pricing

1 College
$5,561 Avg Tuition & Fees*
$27,290 Avg Salary

Finding the Best Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate School for You

Computer Information Systems is the most popular major in Virginia with 3,535 degrees and certificates handed out in <nil>.

There are so many computer science 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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Computer Science Degree Search has created the Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools in Virginia to help you in your search for the best school for you.

This ranking is not just a list of inexpensive schools. We also consider each school's quality, since we believe a low-quality school may not be a 'bargain' at any price. Specifically, our score for quality is discounted by the published tuition and fees charged by the given college. This gives the cost per unit of quality for each college. The more quality your dollar buys, the better the value.

For nationwide and regional rankings, we use out-of-state tuition and fees in our calculations. For statewide rankings, we use average in-state tuition and fees.

The following school tops our list of the Best Value Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

Best Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate School

Our 2022 rankings named Tidewater Community College the best value school in Virginia for computer information systems students working on their undergraduate certificate. Tidewater Community College is a large public school located in the medium-sized city of Norfolk.

Tidewater Community College undergraduate students pay an average of $5,561 in in-state tuition and fees each year.

In addition to its best value ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Tidewater Community College is ranked #1 for overall quality for CIS in Virginia.

Full Computer Information Systems at Tidewater Community College Report

Best Value Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Value Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
West Virginia 445
Georgia 3,460
Florida 4,955
Louisiana 187
Arkansas 863
North Carolina 4,818
Kentucky 3,815
Tennessee 704
Mississippi 314
South Carolina 675
Alabama 1,482

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

CIS Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
General Computer & Information Sciences 48,796
Information Technology 28,174
Informatics 2,431
Other Computer & Information Sciences 1,561
Artificial Intelligence 390
Human-Centered Technology Design 32

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 53,722
Information Technology 38,958
Information Science 18,368
Computer Systems Networking 14,814
Computer Software & Applications 13,180

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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