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2021 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in Tennessee

3 Colleges
231 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,479 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Vets

Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in TennesseeWith 231 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, computer information systems is the #34 most popular major in Tennessee. This means that of the 36,674 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans in Tennessee ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in CIS. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent computer information systems programs, but they also offer a lot of support to veterans and active service members.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the computer information systems program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The CIS school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best CIS Schools for Veterans.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

2021 Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Veterans in Tennessee

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans.

Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Veterans

East Tennessee State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer information systems schools. ETSU is a large public school located in the city of Johnson City. ETSU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Tennessee list.

According to our most recent data, ETSU supports 14,317 students, and 553 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 330 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,069. To help with additional expenses, 9 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

Our rankings recognize Austin Peay State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Austin Peay State University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Clarksville. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Austin Peay State University, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Tennessee ranking.

Our most recent data shows that 2,229 of the 10,954 students enrolled at Austin Peay State University were GI Bill® students, of which 1,536 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $6,745. On top of their other funding sources, 4 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Austin Peay State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Strayer University - Tennessee. Located in the large city of Memphis, Strayer University - Tennessee is a private for-profit school with a small student population. Strayer University - Tennessee also made our Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems in Tennessee list, coming in at #3.

According to our most recent data, Strayer University - Tennessee supports 3,081 students, and 63 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 53 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,595. Strayer University - Tennessee does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Vets Computer Information Systems Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer Information Systems Schools for Vets in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 1,811
Florida 2,972
North Carolina 434
Virginia 1,936
South Carolina 611
Alabama 774
Kentucky 490
Arkansas 270
Louisiana 75
Mississippi 205
West Virginia 290

One of 10 majors within the Computer & Information Sciences area of study, Computer Information Systems has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to CIS

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 573
Computer Systems Analysis 13
Computer Software & Applications 13
Other Computer & Information Sciences 7
Information Science 5

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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