2017 Top Colleges for a Master's in Information Technology

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Masters information technology

Our list of the top eight master's in information technology programs has been curated using ratings and reviews from current and former students. While the cost of a master's degree can be pricey and there are programs on our list that run upwards of $30,000 a year, individuals who are looking for more budget-friendly schools will also find options featured here. For instance, Arizona State University, the school ranked number one, has an annual tuition rate range of $6,098 - $27,790 . Arizona State University also has an impressively high Student Score of 92.21 and a 94% recommendation rate for the information technology program.

University of Nebraska at Omaha has an annual tuition of $13,975 and a 100% recommendation rate. Students at this school report being very satisfied with their professors, with one student equating the professor's intelligence to that of a “walking library.” Another student commented that “The quality of education, environment of the campus and the support from the faculty members” were the best parts of studying at this university. Click on the names of the schools featured on this list to read more reviews on the top schools offering master's degrees in information technology.

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Rank College Campus Location 2017 Student Score
#1 #1 Arizona State University Campus Location Tempe (and 4 others) 2017 Student Score 92.21
#2 #2 DePaul University Campus Location Chicago (IL) 2017 Student Score 88.78
#3 #3 Carnegie Mellon University Campus Location Pittsburgh (PA) 2017 Student Score 86.19
#4 #4 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Campus Location Pittsburgh (PA) 2017 Student Score 85.12
#5 #5 The University of Texas at Dallas Campus Location Richardson (TX) 2017 Student Score 84.02
#6 #6 Syracuse University Campus Location Syracuse (NY) 2017 Student Score 82.20
#7 #7 University of Maryland - College Park Campus Location College Park (MD) 2017 Student Score 80.63
#8 #8 University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Location Omaha (NE) 2017 Student Score 78.33

Methodology

Our goal in presenting this school data is to create a standardized and trustworthy method to assess institutions based on reliable statistics. In order for a school to be eligible to be featured on a 2017 Top Programs List, at least ten students from that particular major must have submitted feedback on their institution. Graduate Programs only considers regionally or nationally accredited, non-profit institutions for our rankings. Aggregated student rating values were multiplied by 20 to create a Student Score out of 100; in the event of a tie, schools were awarded the same rank value.

Together with our internal recommend rate data, which is calculated based on tens of thousands of student reviews submitted to our site, the data used in the school listings were gathered in 2016-2017 from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This site is the primary governmental entity for gathering and presenting data related to education. NCES data is updated annually. However, in many cases the most recently available data will not be for the current academic year. Additionally, tuition rates may vary by program, so prospective students should contact a representative from your institution of choice for more details.

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This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.