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2024 Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

48 Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region
5,867 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded
Computer & IS Security is of the hottest degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #50 most popular major in the country. So, there are lots of possibilities to explore when you're trying to determine where you want to get your degree.

In 2024, College Factual analyzed 48 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 5,867 degrees in computer & is security to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Computer & IS Security School

Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region The computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Computer & IS Security rankings. For our Best Overall Computer & IS Security School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Computer & IS Security Rankings by 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 picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Computer & IS Security Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Computer & IS Security in the Middle Atlantic Region

The schools below may not offer all types of computer and information systems security/auditing/information assurance degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer.

10 Top Middle Atlantic Region Schools in Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In PA
79 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

It's difficult to beat Carnegie Mellon University if you want to pursue a degree in computer & is security. Carnegie Mellon is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Pittsburgh. A Best Colleges rank of #9 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Carnegie Mellon is a great university overall.

There were roughly 79 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Carnegie Mellon in the most recent year we have data available.

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New York University
New York, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In NY
50 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

New York University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a degree in computer & is security. NYU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York. A Best Colleges rank of #27 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means NYU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 50 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent data year.

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Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In DC

Any student pursuing a degree in computer & is security needs to look into Georgetown University. Georgetown is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Washington. A Best Colleges rank of #15 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were about 25 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent data year.

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

Any student who is interested in computer & is security needs to look into George Washington University. Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #49 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means GWU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 227 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In MD
73 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #23 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Johns Hopkins is a great university overall.

There were roughly 73 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Johns Hopkins in the most recent data year.

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Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In PA
64 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Drexel is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Philadelphia. A Best Colleges rank of #125 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Drexel is a great university overall.

There were roughly 64 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Drexel in the most recent data year.

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7
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MD
315 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

AACC is a fairly large public college located in the large suburb of Arnold. This college ranks 8th out of 36 colleges for overall quality in the state of Maryland.

There were approximately 315 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at AACC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in computer & is security from Anne Arundel Community College

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Graduate Certificate Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NJ

Located in the large suburb of Hoboken, Stevens is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #64 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Stevens is a great school overall.

There were roughly 14 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Stevens in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MD
1,279 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 3rd out of 36 colleges for overall quality in the state of Maryland.

There were roughly 1279 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at UMGC in the most recent data year.

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Wilmington University
New Castle, DE
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DE
293 Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance Degrees Awarded

Wilmington University is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of New Castle. This university ranks 3rd out of 4 schools for overall quality in the state of Delaware.

There were approximately 293 computer & is security students who graduated with this degree at Wilmington University in the most recent data year.

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Best Computer & IS Security Colleges by State

Explore the best computer & is security schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 1,026 1,034
Pennsylvania 978 828
Maryland 618 1,837
New Jersey 614 85
District of Columbia 441 250
Delaware 345 314

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Computer & IS Security is one of 6 different types of Information Technology programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance

Related Major Annual Graduates
Information Technology Project Management 714
Information Technology Management 673
Computer Support Specialist 299
Network & System Administration/Administrator 133
System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management/Manager 106
Web/Multimedia Management & Webmaster 31

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