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The 16 Most Affordable Online Computer Information Systems Degree Programs

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An online computer information systems degree is a solid choice—it’s one of the fastest growing areas of computer science—but it can come with a scary price tag—as high as $101,739! Payscale reports the median salary of a CIS degree graduate is $72,000. Clearly, it pays to do your research before choosing an online CIS degree.

GetEducated compared 38 CIS degrees from 32 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 16 Best Buys for an affordable online computer information systems degree. All degrees cost less than the national average of $56,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $55,772.85
Least Expensive: Seminole State College of Florida ~$15,451.20
Most Expensive: Duquesne University ~$101,739

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest computer systems information colleges for a bachelor’s degree. The online CIS degree programs listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.

Most Affordable Online Computer Information System Degree Programs

RankSchool / DegreeStatePriceNote
1
Seminole State College of Florida
(FL)
$15,451.20
$52,020.00
In-State
Out-of-State
2
University of Maine at Augusta
(ME)
$31,218.00
$37,752.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3
Southeast Missouri State University
(MO)
$32,860.00
All Students
4
Columbia College – MO
(MO)
$34,875.00
$30,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
5
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
(LA)
$38,400.00
All Students
6
Dakota State University
(SD)
$40,002.00
All Students
7
Austin Peay State University
(TN)
$42,558.00
$57,678.00
In-State
Out-of-State
8
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
(IN)
$44,004.00
All Students
9
Liberty University
(VA)
$46,900.00
$33,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
10
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(WI)
$47,040.00
All Students
11
LeTourneau University
(TX)
$47,350.00
All Students
12
Baker College
(MI)
$48,750.00
$32,175.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
13
Bellevue University
Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems
(NE)
$51,400.00
All Students
14
Upper Iowa University
(IA)
$51,665.00
$30,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
15
The College of Saint Scholastica
(MN)
$53,120.00
All Students
16
Bellevue University
(NE)
$54,270.00
All Students
NOTE: The following schools did not make our Best Buy ranking but are also great online options.
School / DegreeStatePriceNote
Saint Leo University
(FL)
$56,400.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Colorado Christian University
(CO)
$56,880.00
$34,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Monroe College
(NY)
$57,840.00
$27,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Strayer University – Online
Bachelors of Science in Information Systems
(DC)
$58,330.00
All Students
Regis University
(CO)
$58,800.00
All Students
Champlain College
(VT)
$61,730.00
All Students
Walden University
(MN)
$62,795.00
All Students
Florida Institute of Technology
(FL)
$63,240.00
$31,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Franklin University
(OH)
$63,429.00
$31,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
National University
(CA)
$65,260.00
All Students
Post University
(CT)
$68,400.00
All Students
City University of Seattle
(WA)
$70,290.00
$29,880.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Mercy College
(NY)
$73,568.00
All Students
Saint Louis University
(MO)
$76,380.00
$48,780.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
Parker University
(TX)
$82,320.00
All Students
Davenport University
(MI)
$83,240.00
$56,360.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Duquesne University
(PA)
$101,739.00
All Students

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Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2017 review of regionally accredited online bachelor’s in CIS programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online bachelor’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor’s degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

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