Management Information Systems

2022 Best Management Information Systems Schools

386 Colleges in the United States
13,071 MIS Degrees Awarded
$56,157 Avg Early-Career Salary
Management Information Systems is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #69 most popular degree program in the country. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 386 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for management information systems students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 13,071 degrees in management information systems to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Management Information Systems School

Best Management Information Systems Schools Your choice of management information systems school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Management Information Systems School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Management Information Systems Degree Level

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Management Information Systems Schools list to help you make the college decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Management Information Systems in the United States

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the MIS degree levels they offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in MIS

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
36 MIS Degrees Awarded

University of Notre Dame is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in management information systems. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Notre Dame. A Best Schools rank of #15 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

There were roughly 36 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Notre Dame in the most recent year we have data available. Management Information Systems degree recipients from University of Notre Dame earn a boost of approximately $11,943 above the average income of management information systems majors.

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#2

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
87 MIS Degrees Awarded

Georgetown University is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in management information systems. Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington. A Best Schools rank of #18 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were about 87 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent data year. Those management information systems students who get their degree from Georgetown University make $13,943 more than the standard MIS graduate.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In TX
167 MIS Degrees Awarded

It is difficult to beat The University of Texas at Austin if you wish to pursue a degree in management information systems. UT Austin is a very large public university located in the city of Austin. A Best Schools rank of #52 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UT Austin is a great university overall.

There were about 167 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UT Austin in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
161 MIS Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in management information systems has to look into University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. UIUC is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Champaign. A Best Schools rank of #68 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UIUC is a great university overall.

There were about 161 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the management information systems program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earn $10,843 more than the typical college graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In MA

Located in the midsize city of Worcester, WPI is a private not-for-profit school with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #64 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means WPI is a great school overall.

There were roughly 10 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at WPI in the most recent year we have data available.

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#6

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
306 MIS Degrees Awarded

UGA is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized city of Athens. A Best Schools rank of #116 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UGA is a great university overall.

There were about 306 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UGA in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the management information systems program at University of Georgia earn $8,843 more than the average graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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#7

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In CA
37 MIS Degrees Awarded

SCU is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Santa Clara. A Best Schools rank of #59 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means SCU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 37 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at SCU in the most recent year we have data available.

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#8

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
13th Most Popular In PA

Carnegie Mellon is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Pittsburgh. A Best Schools rank of #20 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Carnegie Mellon is a great university overall.

There were roughly 2 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Carnegie Mellon in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
87 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Newark, UD is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #119 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UD is a great university overall.

There were approximately 87 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UD in the most recent data year. Management Information Systems degree recipients from University of Delaware receive an earnings boost of about $10,243 above the typical income of management information systems graduates.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In WI
37 MIS Degrees Awarded

UW - Madison is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Madison. A Best Schools rank of #69 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UW - Madison is a great university overall.

There were about 37 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UW - Madison in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In TX
105 MIS Degrees Awarded

Texas A&M College Station is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of College Station. A Best Schools rank of #81 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Texas A&M College Station is a great university overall.

There were approximately 105 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Texas A&M College Station in the most recent data year.

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#12

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
44 MIS Degrees Awarded

Binghamton University is a fairly large public university located in the medium-sized suburb of Vestal. This university ranks 21st out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were approximately 44 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Binghamton University in the most recent year we have data available. Management Information Systems degree recipients from Binghamton University get an earnings boost of approximately $12,743 over the average earnings of management information systems graduates.

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#13

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In CT

Located in the large suburb of Fairfield, Fairfield U is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #105 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Fairfield U is a great university overall.

There were about 18 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Fairfield U in the most recent data year.

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#14

Baylor University

Waco, TX
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TX
124 MIS Degrees Awarded

Baylor is a large private not-for-profit university located in the midsize city of Waco. This university ranks 11th out of 136 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were roughly 124 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Baylor in the most recent data year.

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#15

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
92 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the large suburb of Bellevue, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 5th out of 22 schools for overall quality in the state of Nebraska.

There were roughly 92 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Bellevue University in the most recent data year. Those management information systems students who get their degree from Bellevue University earn $23,943 more than the typical MIS student.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
71 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 6th out of 108 colleges for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 71 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Ohio State in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the MIS program report average early career wages of $57,400.

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#17

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
151 MIS Degrees Awarded

Florida State is a fairly large public university located in the midsize city of Tallahassee. This university ranks 6th out of 87 schools for overall quality in the state of Florida.

There were roughly 151 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Florida State in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the MIS program state that they receive average early career income of $57,200.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
137 MIS Degrees Awarded

University of Oklahoma is a fairly large public university located in the midsize suburb of Norman. This university ranks 1st out of 36 schools for overall quality in the state of Oklahoma.

There were roughly 137 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at University of Oklahoma in the most recent data year. Management Information Systems degree recipients from University of Oklahoma Norman Campus receive an earnings boost of approximately $4,543 over the typical income of management information systems majors.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
80 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Rochester, RIT is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. This school ranks 27th out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were roughly 80 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at RIT in the most recent data year. Management Information Systems degree recipients from Rochester Institute of Technology get an earnings boost of approximately $12,643 over the average income of management information systems majors.

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#20

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
172 MIS Degrees Awarded

University of Arizona is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Tucson. This university ranks 6th out of 30 schools for overall quality in the state of Arizona.

There were about 172 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at University of Arizona in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the MIS program make about $58,100 for their early career.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In WI
69 MIS Degrees Awarded

UW - Eau Claire is a fairly large public university located in the city of Eau Claire. This university ranks 8th out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were approximately 69 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UW - Eau Claire in the most recent year we have data available.

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#22

University of Dayton

Dayton, OH
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
31 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Dayton, UDayton is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. This university ranks 7th out of 108 schools for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 31 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UDayton in the most recent year we have data available. Management Information Systems degree recipients from University of Dayton earn a boost of around $2,643 above the average income of management information systems graduates.

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#23

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
142 MIS Degrees Awarded

Located in the midsize city of Tuscaloosa, UA is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Alabama.

There were about 142 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UA in the most recent data year. Those management information systems students who get their degree from The University of Alabama make $11,543 more than the average MIS grad.

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#24

University of Houston

Houston, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
250 MIS Degrees Awarded

UH is a very large public university located in the city of Houston. This university ranks 17th out of 136 schools for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were approximately 250 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at UH in the most recent year we have data available.

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#25

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
58 MIS Degrees Awarded

Drexel is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Philadelphia. This university ranks 23rd out of 134 colleges for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were about 58 management information systems students who graduated with this degree at Drexel in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the management information systems program at Drexel University earn $3,343 above the standard college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Rest of the Top Best Management Information Systems Schools

#25

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
#29

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ
#30

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT
#31

Drake University

Des Moines, IA

#33

Bryant University

Smithfield, RI
#36

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY
#37

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT
#40

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

#41

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, TX

#45

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
#46

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA
#49

Augustana College

Rock Island, IL

Additional Award Winners

This list shows the rest of the colleges awarded a Best Management Information Systems Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 386 different United States management information systems schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 University of North Texas Denton, TX
51 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
52 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
53 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
54 Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI
55 Baruch College New York, NY
56 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
57 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Management Information Systems Schools award.

Rank College Location
58 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
59 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK
60 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
61 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
62 Webster University Saint Louis, MO
63 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
64 Illinois State University Normal, IL
65 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
66 Western New England University Springfield, MA
67 University of Mary Bismarck, ND
68 Howard University Washington, DC
69 University of Phoenix - Arizona Tempe, AZ
70 Ohio University - Athens Campus Athens, OH
71 Winona State University Winona, MN
72 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
73 University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI
74 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
75 Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
76 Augsburg University Minneapolis, MN
77 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
77 George Fox University Newberg, OR

Management Information Systems by Region

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

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One of 21 majors within the Business, Management & Marketing area of study, Management Information Systems has other similar majors worth exploring.

MIS Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Management Information Systems 11,538
Information Resources Management 1,113
Other Management Information Systems and Services 273
Knowledge Management 147

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 354,109
Accounting 83,158
Finance & Financial Management 53,739
General Business/Commerce 51,047
Marketing 49,747
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 33,254
Human Resource Management 21,798
Hospitality Management 14,277
International Business 9,016
Business/Managerial Economics 6,060

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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