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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin

12 Colleges
1,639 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,403 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WisconsinComputer & Information Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Wisconsin. With 1,639 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 10th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 1.8% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin ranking analyzed 12 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality computer and information sciences programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the computer and information sciences program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin

Check out the computer and information sciences programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Top 10 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Wisconsin - Madison has taken the #1 spot in this year's computer and information sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the large city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public school with a very large student population. UW - Madison also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin list, coming in at #1.

About 1.3% of UW - Madison students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 6,424 students at UW - Madison that take at least one class online. 4,418 students are part time. UW - Madison does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Milwaukee, UWM is a public college with a very large student population. UWM also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.3%. There are approximately 7,217 students at UWM that take at least one class online. There are roughly 6,191 part time students in attendance at UWM. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Stout earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Stout is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Menomonie. UW - Stout also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin list, coming in at #4.

About 3.6% of UW - Stout students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,378 students at UW - Stout that take at least one class online. There are roughly 2,338 part time students in attendance at UW - Stout. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Our rankings recognize Marquette University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Marquette is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Milwaukee. Marquette not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin list.

About 2.0% of Marquette students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 1,234 students at Marquette that take at least one class online. 1,215 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. UW - Stevens Point is a moderately-sized public school located in the distant town of Stevens Point. UW - Stevens Point also took the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.5%. There are approximately 2,589 students at UW - Stevens Point that take at least one class online. 1,574 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Green Bay earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Green Bay is a moderately-sized public school located in the medium-sized city of Green Bay.

There are approximately 2,689 students at UW - Green Bay that take at least one class online. 3,605 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Lakeland University

Plymouth, WI

Our rankings recognize Lakeland University as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Lakeland is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Plymouth.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.3%. Approximately 662 students take at least one class online at Lakeland. There are roughly 1,603 part time students in attendance at Lakeland. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - La Crosse as the #8 school in this year's rankings. UW - La Crosse is a fairly large public school located in the small city of La Crosse. UW - La Crosse also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.6%. Approximately 2,292 students take at least one class online at UW - La Crosse. 1,049 of UW - La Crosse students are attending part time. UW - La Crosse does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW - Whitewater is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Whitewater. UW - Whitewater also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

About 8.5% of UW - Whitewater students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,304 students at UW - Whitewater that take at least one class online. There are roughly 2,456 part time students in attendance at UW - Whitewater. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Eau Claire, UW - Eau Claire is a public school with a large student population. UW - Eau Claire also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Wisconsin list, coming in at #6.

The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is lower than is typical, just 7.5% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,242 students take at least one class online at UW - Eau Claire. 1,698 of UW - Eau Claire students are attending part time. UW - Eau Claire does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2,732
Ohio 2,007
Illinois 3,379
Indiana 2,635

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,322
Computer Systems Networking 365
Information Technology 334
Information Science 279
Computer Programming 222

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 3,452
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,345
Engineering Technologies 1,175
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 978
Mathematics & Statistics 949

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 12 schools only.

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.
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