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

9 Colleges
1,972 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,443 Avg Cost*

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

Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in ColoradoOut of the majors we analyze each year, computer and information sciences was ranked 7th in Colorado. In fact, 1,972 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.1% of all the computer and information sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Colorado ranking analyzed 9 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent computer and information sciences programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the computer and information sciences program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The computer and information sciences 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 Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

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

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying computer and information sciences.

Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Colorado Boulder has taken the #1 spot in this year's computer and information sciences ranking for non-traditional students. CU - Boulder is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Boulder. As a testament to the quality of education offered at CU - Boulder, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado ranking.

The student loan default rate at CU - Boulder is lower than is typical, just 3.2% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,234 students at CU - Boulder that take at least one class online. 5,951 students are part time. CU - Boulder does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Regis University

Denver, CO

Regis University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Regis U is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Denver. Regis U did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.7%. 2,515 of Regis U students are exclusively distance learners. 2,821 students are part time. Regis U does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs landed the #3 spot in our 2021 best computer and information sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Colorado Springs, UCCS is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UCCS has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado ranking.

About 5.1% of UCCS students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,244 students at UCCS that take at least one class online. There are roughly 4,408 part time students in attendance at UCCS. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Colorado State University - Fort Collins. Located in the city of Fort Collins, Colorado State is a public college with a fairly large student population. Colorado State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado list.

The student loan default rate at Colorado State is lower than is typical, just 3.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 4,779 students take at least one class online at Colorado State. About 7,877 of the students at Colorado State are attending 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 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. Located in the large city of Colorado Springs, Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is a private for-profit college with a fairly large student population. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado list, coming in at #7.

25,038 students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs are exclusively online. 7,970 students are part time. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Metropolitan State University of Denver as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Denver, MSU Denver is a public college with a fairly large student population. MSU Denver also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.7%. Approximately 6,499 students take at least one class online at MSU Denver. 7,010 of MSU Denver students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. CU Anschutz is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Denver. CU Anschutz also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado rankings.

The student loan default rate at CU Anschutz is lower than is typical, just 3.0% of students default in three years. Approximately 4,923 students take at least one class online at CU Anschutz. 12,463 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Colorado State University - Pueblo earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Pueblo, Colorado State University - Pueblo is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Colorado State University - Pueblo, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Colorado ranking.

The student loan default rate at Colorado State University - Pueblo is lower than is typical, just 7.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 662 students at Colorado State University - Pueblo that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,210 part time students in attendance at Colorado State University - Pueblo. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Colorado Mesa University. Located in the small city of Grand Junction, Colorado Mesa is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

There are approximately 2,686 students at Colorado Mesa that take at least one class online. About 2,384 of the students at Colorado Mesa are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Idaho 464
Utah 3,453
Montana 153
Wyoming 41

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,546
Computer Science 1,003
Information Science 253
Information Technology 215
Computer Systems Networking 141

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 4,485
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 3,411
Physical Sciences 997
Natural Resources & Conservation 910
Mathematics & Statistics 726

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 9 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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