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2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools

39 Colleges
$27,290 Avg Salary
$13,119 Avg Student Debt

Computer Information Systems is the most popular major in the United States with 76,482 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019.

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 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 39 schools in the United States to see which online undergraduate certificate programs were the most popular for computer science students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Our analysis found Ivy Tech Community College to be the most popular school for computer information systems students who want to pursue an online undergraduate certificate in the United States. Located in the city of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech Community College is a public college with a very large student population.

About 22% of the students majoring in CIS at the school are women while 78% are male.

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.

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Out of the 39 online programs at schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Nebraska at Omaha landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the large city of Omaha, UNOMAHA is a public school with a large student population.

About 15% of the students majoring in CIS at the school are women while 85% are male.

CIS majors at UNOMAHA take out an average of $18,398 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $224.

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#3

South Texas College

McAllen, TX

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend South Texas College. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. South Texas College is a very large public school located in the city of McAllen.

Women make up 36% of the CIS majors at the school.

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Out of the 39 online programs at schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia landed the # 4 spot on the list. San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia is a medium-sized private for-profit school located in the rural area of Visalia.

Women make up 23% of the CIS majors at the school.

CIS majors at San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia take out an average of $9,189 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate.

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The in-demand online undergraduate certificate programs at Lakeland Community College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best computer information systems schools in the United States. Lakeland is a moderately-sized public school located in the large suburb of Kirtland.

Of the 22 students majoring in CIS at Lakeland, 77% are male and 23% are female.

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Columbus State Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for computer information systems students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #6 on the list. Columbus State is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Columbus.

Women make up 42% of the CIS majors at the school.

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Cerro Coso Community College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Cerro Coso Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the rural area of Ridgecrest.

Women make up 44% of the CIS majors at the school.

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Jefferson State Community College came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Jeff State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Birmingham.

Of the 16 students majoring in CIS at Jeff State, 94% are male and 6% are female.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, CIS graduates from Jeff State carry an average student debtload of $11,526.

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#9

Wayne Community College

Goldsboro, NC

Wayne Community College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate computer information systems programs. Located in the small city of Goldsboro, Wayne Community College is a public school with a small student population.

Of the 14 students majoring in CIS at Wayne Community College, 79% are male and 21% are female.

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#9

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

With a ranking of #9, Palomar College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for computer information systems students working on their online undergraduate certificate. Located in the large suburb of San Marcos, Palomar College is a public school with a very large student population.

About 50% of the students majoring in CIS at the school are women while 50% are male.

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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 averages are for the top 27 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).

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