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2024 Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Far Western US Region

17 Colleges in the Far Western US Region
2,366 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded
Ranked #50 in popularity, computer & is security is one of the most sought-after degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.

College Factual looked at 17 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 2,366 degrees in computer & is security during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Computer & IS Security School

Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Far Western US Region Your choice of computer & is security school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for computer & is security schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Computer & IS Security Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
Bachelor's Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
Master's Degrees in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Far Western US Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for Computer & IS Security in the Far Western US Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top Far Western US Region Schools in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

1
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In CA
13.8% Growth in Graduates

University of Southern California is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in computer & is security. USC is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Los Angeles. A Best Colleges rank of #11 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means USC is a great university overall.

There were about 29 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at USC in the most recent data year.

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2
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In OR
56 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

It is difficult to beat Portland Community College if you want to pursue a degree in computer & is security. Portland Community College is a fairly large public college located in the large city of Portland. A Best Colleges rank of #300 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Portland Community College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 56 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Portland Community College in the most recent year we have data available.

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3
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In WA
323 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Clover Park Technical College is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in computer & is security. CPTC is a small public college located in the small city of Lakewood. A Best Colleges rank of #389 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means CPTC is a great college overall.

There were about 323 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at CPTC in the most recent data year.

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4
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WA
90 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Central Washington University is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in computer & is security. Located in the town of Ellensburg, CWU is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #357 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means CWU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 90 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at CWU in the most recent year we have data available.

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5
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In CA
40 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

USD is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of San Diego. A Best Colleges rank of #187 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means USD is a great university overall.

There were about 40 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at USD in the most recent data year.

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6
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In WA

WWU is a large public university located in the city of Bellingham. A Best Colleges rank of #215 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means WWU is a great university overall.

There were about 22 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at WWU in the most recent data year.

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7
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In WA
53 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized suburb of Pasco, CBC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 25th out of 51 schools for overall quality in the state of Washington.

There were approximately 53 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at CBC in the most recent year we have data available.

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National University crest
National University
San Diego, CA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA
85 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of San Diego, National University is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #196 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means National University is a great university overall.

There were approximately 85 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at National University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Asher College crest
Asher College
Sacramento, CA
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In CA
101 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Sacramento, Asher College is a private for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 160th out of 168 schools for overall quality in the state of California.

There were about 101 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Asher College in the most recent year we have data available.

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10
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
22nd Most Popular In CA
80.0% Growth in Graduates

Located in the city of Riverside, Cal Baptist is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #490 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Cal Baptist is a great university overall.

There were approximately 5 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Cal Baptist in the most recent year we have data available.

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Best Computer & IS Security Colleges by State

Explore the best computer & is security colleges for a specific state in the Far Western US Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
California 999 512
Washington 831 447
Oregon 587 82
Nevada 354 1
Hawaii 267 6

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One of 6 majors within the Information Technology area of study, Computer & IS Security has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Support Specialist 766
Network & System Administration/Administrator 417
Information Technology Management 354
Information Technology Project Management 305
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 278
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 192

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