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2021 Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in Minnesota

335 Bachelor's Degrees
$50,053 Avg Salary
$31,815 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in MinnesotaWith 335 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, computer information systems is the #29 most popular major in Minnesota. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.0% of all the CIS bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid CIS Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Graduates in Minnesota ranking looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in CIS.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Computer Information Systems Majors After Graduation

The average computer information systems major who graduates from a school in Minnesota earns about $50,053 per year during the early years of their career. This means that graduates with bachelor's degrees in this field make 26% more than the average college graduate salary of $39,802.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in CIS is $54,451. That's about 8% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Minnesota.

Average Salary for CIS Graduates from Schools in Minnesota  50,053
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Average Salary for CIS Graduates from Schools Nationwide  54,451
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National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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2021 Highest Paid Computer Information Systems Grads in Minnesota

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid computer information systems majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid CIS Graduates in Minnesota

Our rankings recognize Minnesota State University - Mankato as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Mankato, Minnesota State University - Mankato is a public college with a fairly large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in CIS from the school is $64,400.

While working on their bachelor's, CIS majors at Minnesota State University - Mankato accumulate an average of around $19,648 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $206.

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Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, MN

Bethel University Minnesota comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Saint Paul, Bethel University Minnesota is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

While working on their bachelor's, CIS majors at Bethel University Minnesota accumulate an average of around $24,210 in student debt.

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#3

Capella University

Minneapolis, MN

Capella University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid computer information systems school. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Capella University is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, CIS majors make an average salary of $65,700.

On average, CIS graduates from Capella University take out $29,362 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $284, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Walden University. Walden University is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Minneapolis. Students who receive their bachelor's in CIS from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $53,900.

CIS majors at Walden University take out an average of $43,679 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $477.

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Best Computer Information Systems Colleges in the The Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Computer Information Systems Schools in the The Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 809
Iowa 193 502
Kansas 175 284
Nebraska 174 244
South Dakota 142 138
North Dakota 141 69

Computer Information Systems is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to CIS

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 952
Information Technology 233
Computer Systems Analysis 146
Information Science 115
Computer Systems Networking 76

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Notes and References

  • 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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