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Bachelor’s Degrees in Management Information Systems

9,797 Yearly Graduations
$53,450 Median Salary
$23,744 Median Debt
A bachelor's degree in MIS is offered at 403 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 7.2% of MIS graduates were international students.

Education Levels of MIS Majors

In 2018-2019, 9,797 earned their bachelor's degree in MIS. This makes it the 10th most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in MIS at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 9,797
Master’s Degree 2,777
Associate’s Degree 950
Basic Certificate 788
Graduate Certificate 338
Undergraduate Certificate 54
Doctor’s Degree 43

Earnings of MIS Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in MIS is $53,450. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $46,075 and the high is $58,200.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in MIS is $23,744. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $26,436 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,036.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $246.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue bachelor's degrees in MIS. About 69.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 6,811
Women 2,986
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in MIS

The racial-ethnic distribution of MIS bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,129
Black or African American 922
Hispanic or Latino 1,208
White 5,188
International Students 701
Other Races/Ethnicities 649
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MIS Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 403 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in MIS. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
573 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for MIS students seekinga bachelor's degree is Western Governors University. Roughly 136,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,380 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,500 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 573 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from WGU. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 27% were women.

#2

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
248 Yearly Graduations
32% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Each year, around 38,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

The MIS program at University of Georgia awarded 248 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 40% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 32% were women.

#3

University of Houston

Houston, Texas
232 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Houston comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Each year, around 46,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,219 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,370 per year.

The MIS program at University of Houston awarded 232 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 37% of this group were women, and 78% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
225 Yearly Graduations
32% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Arizona is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Roughly 44,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 225 bachelor's degrees were handed out to MIS majors at University of Arizona. Around 34% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 32% were women.

189 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Austin is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Roughly 51,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,998 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 189 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from UT Austin. Of these students, 44% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Virginia
180 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Old Dominion University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Roughly 23,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,029 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,207 per year.

The MIS program at Old Dominion University awarded 180 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 36% of this group were women, and 52% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

152 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Each year, around 51,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

The MIS program at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign awarded 152 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 56% were women and 47% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
138 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Washington State University. Roughly 31,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 138 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from Wazzu. Of these students, 26% were women and 32% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

137 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ohio University - Athens Campus comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Each year, around 27,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,612 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,444 per year.

The MIS program at Ohio University - Athens Campus awarded 137 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 25% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

New York University

New York, New York
136 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Roughly 52,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

The MIS program at New York University awarded 136 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 45% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

135 Yearly Graduations
30% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of South Florida - Main Campus. Each year, around 44,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,559 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,350 per year.

The MIS program at University of South Florida - Main Campus awarded 135 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 30% were women.

135 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Seminole State College of Florida is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The MIS program at Seminole State College of Florida awarded 135 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 56% were women.

#13

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
133 Yearly Graduations
26% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is The University of Alabama. Roughly 38,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,780 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 133 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from UA. Of these students, 26% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
129 Yearly Graduations
22% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for MIS majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Louisville. Each year, around 21,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,732 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 129 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from UofL. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 22% were women.

#15

Baylor University

Waco, Texas
128 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Baylor University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Roughly 18,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $42,842 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $32,130 per year.

The MIS program at Baylor University awarded 128 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 37% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#16

Ashford University

San Diego, California
127 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ashford University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,060 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 127 bachelor's degrees were handed out to MIS majors at Ashford University. Of these students, 35% were women and 54% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
117 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida State University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Each year, around 42,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,684 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 117 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from Florida State. Around 39% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 39% were women.

#18

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
113 Yearly Graduations
37% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Colorado State University - Global Campus comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Each year, around 12,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from Colorado State University - Global Campus. Of these students, 37% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
104 Yearly Graduations
25% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Atlantic University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in MIS. Each year, around 30,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,467 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 104 bachelor's degrees were handed out to MIS majors at FAU. Of these students, 25% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

102 Yearly Graduations
41% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in MIS. Roughly 28,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,788 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,583 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 people received their bachelor's degree in MIS from University of Oklahoma. About 41% of this group were women, and 35% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

MIS Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Management Information Systems 9,254
Information Resources Management 318
Other Information Systems & Services 152
Knowledge Management 73

Below are some popular majors that are similar to MIS that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 172,408
Accounting 53,997
Finance & Financial Management 46,736
Marketing 44,258
Business & Commerce 25,818

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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