Computer & Information Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia

14 Colleges
3,192 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,005 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Computer & Information Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in GeorgiaOut of the majors we analyze each year, computer and information sciences was ranked 7th in Georgia. In fact, 3,192 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.4% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia ranking, we looked at 14 colleges that offer a bachelor's in computer and information sciences. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on computer and information sciences schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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2021 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Georgia

The following schools top our list of the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Top 10 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

University of Georgia landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. Located in the midsize city of Athens, UGA is a public school with a very large student population. UGA also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia list, coming in at #2.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UGA is 4.3 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $31,505. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the UGA is $134,211. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. Located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia Tech is a public school with a very large student population. Georgia Tech also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia list, coming in at #1.

The average student at Georgia Tech graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $36,522. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Georgia Tech is $168,001. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#3

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Statesboro, GaSou is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at GaSou, the school also landed the #8 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at GaSou is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $25,012. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from GaSou is $114,805. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Kennesaw State University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. KSU Georgia is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Kennesaw. As a testament to the quality of education offered at KSU Georgia, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at KSU Georgia is 4.9 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $30,294. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from KSU Georgia is about $147,835. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Middle Georgia State University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value computer and information sciences schools. Located in the medium-sized city of Macon, Middle Georgia State University is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

At Middle Georgia State University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.8 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $17,304. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Middle Georgia State University is $82,886. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of North Georgia comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. UNG is a large public school located in the distant town of Dahlonega.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at UNG to complete their degree, and it costs about $23,115 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UNG is $104,249. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Georgia State University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Georgia State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Atlanta. Georgia State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia list.

It takes about 4.6 years for the average student at Georgia State to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,007. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State be around $152,822. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Columbus State University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. CSU is a medium-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Columbus.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at CSU is 4.8 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $23,346. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from CSU be around $111,360. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#9

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Emory University comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Emory is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Atlanta. Emory also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Emory is 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,538. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Emory is $145,706. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia College & State University. Located in the distant town of Milledgeville, Georgia College is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. Georgia College not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #7 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Georgia list.

It takes the average student at Georgia College about 4.3 years to graduate, and it costs about $34,350 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Georgia College is about $147,018. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 275
Florida 4,244
Virginia 3,198
West Virginia 829
Tennessee 843
North Carolina 2,606
South Carolina 844
Alabama 942
Louisiana 595
Kentucky 654
Arkansas 470

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,811
Computer Science 809
Information Science 344
Information Technology 116
Computer Software & Applications 41

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,742
Engineering 3,528
Physical Sciences 902
Mathematics & Statistics 599
Communications Technologies & Support 452

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 14 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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