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2021 Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in District of Columbia

Computer & Information Sciences is a popular major and District of Columbia is the 35th most popular state for students studying this major. 1,007 of the 172,908 Computer & Information Sciences degrees awarded last year were given by schools in District of Columbia. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in District of Columbia ranking analyzed 2 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for Computer & Information Sciences students in District of Columbia.

Choosing a Great Computer & Information Sciences School

Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in District of Columbia The computer and information sciences program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality computer and information sciences program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

Computer & Information Sciences graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A computer and information sciences bachelors degree from a college in District of Columbia helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $57,943 a couple years later.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Computer & Information Sciences students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other computer and information sciences students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized computer and information sciences related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Computer & Information Sciences students in District of Columbia.

Best Schools to Study Computer & Information Sciences in District of Columbia

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Computer & Information Sciences degree.

Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in District of Columbia

#1

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Georgetown University is a good option for students pursuing a Computer & Information Sciences major. Georgetown is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.More…

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It is hard to beat Strayer University - Global Region if you wish to study computer and information sciences. Located in the city Washington, Strayer University - Global Region is a private for-profit college with a large student population.More…

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New Jersey 38 4,647
Pennsylvania 38 8,453
New York 38 15,888
Maryland 37 8,657
Delaware 33 863

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 343
Information Technology 276
Computer Information Systems 228
Information Science 155
Computer Software & Applications 104

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,242
Engineering 771
Mathematics & Statistics 468
Engineering Technologies 239
Architecture & Related Services 158

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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