EUGENE, Ore., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 35 Best Online Bachelor's in Information Technology for 2017.
Computer and information technology is expected to grow at double-digit rates in the years ahead as cloud computing, big data, mobile computing, and computer networks all expand at a rapid pace. One of the best ways to get involved in this field is to pursue a degree from a high-quality college.
"Median earnings for entry-level information technologists can range from $60-70,000 annually," Christian Amondson, Managing Editor of College Choice, said of the ranking. "Furthermore, since this is an especially dynamic and developing field, the potential to advance quickly—both in responsibility as well as earnings—is quite high."
College Choice developed its list by looking at data from the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, U.S. News & World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics, and Payscale.
The ranking for the 35 Best Online Bachelor's in Information Technology for 2017 finds Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the top spot. Cornell University is in second, and Lehigh University rounds out the top three.
The entire ranking, listed in alphabetical order, is as follows:
Brigham Young University
California State University Fresno
California State University Fullerton
Central Michigan University
East Carolina University
Florida A&M University
Florida International University
Florida State University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Loyola University Chicago
Montclair State University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New Mexico State University
New York University
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Diego State University
Texas Christian University
University of Central Florida
University of Denver
University of Missouri Kansas City
University of San Francisco
University of South Florida
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Tulsa
University of Washington
College Choice is an independent online publication dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college. The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.
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SOURCE College Choice