Computer & Information Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah

6 Colleges
3,453 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,074 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Computer & Information Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in UtahOut of the majors we analyze each year, computer and information sciences was ranked 4th in Utah. In fact, 3,453 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.7% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah ranking looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those computer and information sciences schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Utah

Check out the computer and information sciences programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Utah

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Brigham Young University - Provo. Located in the city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population. BYU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at BYU is 5.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $12,239. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the BYU is $64,132. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Neumont College of Computer Science landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. Neumont is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the city of Salt Lake City. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Neumont, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah ranking.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Neumont to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $26,432. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Neumont is $109,428. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Utah State University. Located in the city of Logan, USU is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, USU has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah ranking.

It takes the average student at USU about 4.8 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $23,962. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from USU is about $115,976. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. U of U is a fairly large public school located in the city of Salt Lake City. As a testament to the quality of education offered at U of U, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah ranking.

The average student at U of U graduates in less than 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $31,168. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from U of U be around $146,801. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Weber State University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. WSU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Ogden. WSU also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah rankings.

It takes about 4.9 years for the average student at WSU to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $23,208. This means that the average student pays around $113,951 to get a bachelor’s degree from WSU. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Dixie State University

Saint George, UT

Our rankings recognize Dixie State University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Dixie State College is a large public school located in the city of Saint George. Dixie State College did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Utah list.

It takes the average student at Dixie State College about 4.8 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $21,433. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Dixie State College is $102,021. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 1,967
Idaho 464
Montana 153
Wyoming 41

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Information Technology 1,280
Computer Information Systems 712
Computer Science 633
Computer Programming 404
Information Science 228

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,556
Engineering 1,402
Physical Sciences 426
Mathematics & Statistics 404
Engineering Technologies 248

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Almonroth.

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