Computer Information Systems at University of Pennsylvania

Computer Information Systems at University of Pennsylvania

The Computer Information Systems major is part of the computer & information sciences program at University of Pennsylvania.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how UPenn ranks in comparison to other schools with CIS programs.

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UPenn CIS Rankings

Ranked at #5 in College Factual's most recent rankings, UPenn is in the top 1% of the country for CIS students pursuing a bachelor's degree. It is also ranked #1 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Computer Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools 3
Best Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools 3
Best Computer Information Systems Doctor’s Degree Schools 4
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 15
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 17
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 27
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 32
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 51
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 55
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 106
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 374
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer Information Systems 424

Popularity of CIS at UPenn

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Pennsylvania handed out 153 bachelor's degrees in computer information systems. Due to this, the school was ranked #29 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 6% over the previous year when 144 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 255 students received their master’s degree in CIS from UPenn. This makes it the #13 most popular school for CIS master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 18 students received their doctoral degrees in CIS in 2020, making the school the #15 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do CIS Graduates from UPenn Make?

Salary of CIS Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of CIS students who receive their bachelor's degree at UPenn is $135,200. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $53,500 for all CIS bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of CIS Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's CIS program at UPenn make a median salary of $103,600. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all CIS graduates with a master's is $69,650.

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How Much Student Debt Do CIS Graduates from UPenn Have?

Student Debt of CIS Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UPenn, CIS students borrow a median amount of $19,500 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all CIS bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $25,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the CIS program at UPenn is $202 per month.

Student Debt of CIS Graduates with a Master's Degree

At UPenn, a typical CIS student working on their master's degree borrrows about $41,000 in student loans. This is not favorable since the median amount of student debt for all CIS master's graduates is $39,861.

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Those master's students from UPenn on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $478 per month.

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CIS Student Diversity at UPenn

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the CIS majors at University of Pennsylvania.

UPenn Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 73% of CIS bachelor's degrees went to men and 27% went to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in CIS.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 65
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 40
Non-Resident Aliens 29
Other Races 6

UPenn Computer Information Systems Master’s Program

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 249 students earned a master's degree in CIS from UPenn. About 32% of these graduates were women and the other 68% were men.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a master's in CIS.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 45
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 56
Non-Resident Aliens 130
Other Races 8

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 201
Computer Software & Applications 6

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