2024 Best Computer & IS Security Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region
12Colleges in the Plains States Region
If you pursue a bachelor's degree in computer & is security, you won't be alone. The field of study is the #71 most popular program in the country. This means there are lots of options to choose from when you decide to get your degree.
College Factual looked at 12 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Computer & IS Security Bachelor's Degree Schools in the Plains States Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 702 bachelor's degrees in computer & is security to qualified students.
Choosing a Great Computer & IS Security School for Your Bachelor's Degree
The computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance bachelor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.
A Great Overall School
The overall quality of a bachelor's degree school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we include a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a combination of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.
Other Factors We Consider
The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.
Major Focus - How much a school focuses on computer & is security students vs. other majors.
Major Demand - How many other computer & is security students want to attend this school to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized computer & is security related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for computer & is security students working on their bachelor's degree.
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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Computer & IS Security in the Plains States Region
The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer & is security.
10 Top Plains States Region Schools for a Bachelor's in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
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).