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2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania

14 Colleges
$60,909 Avg Salary
$28,627 Avg Student Debt

Out of the majors we analyze each year, computer information systems was the most popular one in Pennsylvania. In total, 3,352 people earned a degree or certificate in the field from a school in Pennsylvania.

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. 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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Computer Science Degree Search has created the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 14 schools in Pennsylvania to see which ones were the most popular online programs for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

Check out the online CIS programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in Pennsylvania.

Our analysis found Community College of Allegheny County to be the most popular school for computer information systems students who want to pursue an online degree in Pennsylvania. Located in the large city of Pittsburgh, CCAC is a public school with a large student population.

The average amount in student loans that CIS majors at CCAC take out is $9,036. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $94.

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Out of the 14 schools in Pennsylvania that were part of this year’s ranking, California University of Pennsylvania landed the # 2 spot on the list. Cal U is a medium-sized public school located in the small suburb of California.

On average, CIS graduates from Cal U take out $29,000 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $301.

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#3

Peirce College

Philadelphia, PA

Out of the 14 schools in Pennsylvania that were part of this year’s ranking, Peirce College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the city of Philadelphia, Peirce is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

CIS majors at Peirce take out an average of $34,120 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $354.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Pennsylvania State University - World Campus. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania list. Located in the rural area of University Park, Penn State World Campus is a public college with a small student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Montgomery County Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania list. Located in the large suburb of Blue Bell, Montco is a public school with a large student population.

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology landed the #6 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Harrisburg.

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Point Park University

Pittsburgh, PA

Point Park University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania ranking. Point Park is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Pittsburgh.

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Reading Area Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for computer information systems students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the small city of Reading, RACC is a public school with a small student population.

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Bucks County Community College ranked #9 on this year’s Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Schools in Pennsylvania list. Bucks County Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of Newtown.

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Harrisburg Area Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best computer information systems programs. HACC is a large public school located in the small city of Harrisburg.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 2,718
Maryland 2,046
New York 6,188
District of Columbia 228
Delaware 195

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

Majors Similar to CIS

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 averages are for the top 14 schools 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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