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2021 Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools

139 Colleges
$56,157 Avg Salary
$27,895 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 14,747 people earned a degree or certificate in management information systems, making the major the #12 most popular in the United States.

Today's business students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Business Degree Central has developed this Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 139 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

Check out the online MIS programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the United States.

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

Our 2021 rankings named Western Governors University the most popular online school in the United States for management information systems students. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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#2

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Old Dominion University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools list. Located in the midsize city of Norfolk, Old Dominion is a public school with a very large student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northern Oklahoma College. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools list. Located in the town of Tonkawa, Northern Oklahoma College is a public school with a small student population.

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The excellent online programs at Colorado State University - Global Campus helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best management information systems schools in the United States. Colorado State University - Global Campus is a large public school located in the city of Greenwood Village.

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The excellent online programs at Washington State University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best management information systems schools in the United States. Wazzu is a very large public school located in the distant town of Pullman.

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Seminole State College of Florida ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools list. Seminole State is a large public school located in the city of Sanford.

After completing their degree, MIS graduates from Seminole State carry an average student debtload of $18,680. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $194.

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#7

Ashford University

San Diego, CA

Ashford University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best management information systems programs. Located in the large city of San Diego, Ashford University is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

While working on their degree, MIS majors at Ashford University accumulate an average of around $41,890 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $435, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#8

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

With a ranking of #8, Liberty University did quite well on this year’s best schools for management information systems students. Located in the small city of Lynchburg, Liberty University is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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With a ranking of #9, Missouri State University - Springfield did quite well on this year’s best schools for management information systems students. Missouri State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Springfield.

On average, MIS graduates from Missouri State take out $25,374 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $263.

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#10

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

With a ranking of #10, Northern Arizona University did quite well on this year’s best schools for management information systems students. Located in the small city of Flagstaff, NAU is a public school with a very large student population.

MIS majors at NAU take out an average of $21,625 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $224, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#11

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

With a ranking of #11, Bellevue University did quite well on this year’s best schools for management information systems students. Located in the suburb of Bellevue, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

The average amount in student loans that MIS majors at Bellevue University take out is $35,364. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $398, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Metropolitan State University of Denver landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best management information systems programs. MSU Denver is a fairly large public school located in the city of Denver.

MIS majors at MSU Denver take out an average of $21,334 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $221, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools ranking. Located in the midsize city of Birmingham, UAB is a public college with a very large student population.

MIS majors at UAB take out an average of $34,274 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $382.

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University of Phoenix - Arizona came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools ranking. Located in the city of Tempe, UOPX - Arizona is a private for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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#14

Post University

Waterbury, CT

Post University came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools ranking. Located in the suburb of Waterbury, Post University is a private for-profit school with a large student population.

After completing their degree, MIS graduates from Post University carry an average student debtload of $27,105. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $281.

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#16

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Wayne State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for management information systems students. It came in at #16 on the list. Located in the large city of Detroit, Wayne State is a public college with a fairly large student population.

MIS majors at Wayne State take out an average of $19,899 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $207.

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Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global came in at #17 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools ranking. IWU is a large private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Marion.

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#18

Park University

Parkville, MO

Park University landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best management information systems programs. Located in the large suburb of Parkville, Park University is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, MIS graduates from Park University carry an average student debtload of $18,100. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $188, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#18

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

University of Memphis landed the #18 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best management information systems programs. Located in the city of Memphis, UofM is a public school with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #20, University of Houston - Downtown did quite well on this year’s best schools for management information systems students. UH Downtown is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Houston.

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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Management Information Systems students that almost earned our Most Popular Online Management Information Systems Schools award.

Rank College Location
21 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
22 Columbia College Columbia, MO
23 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
24 University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX
25 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
26 University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA
27 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY

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New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Management Information Systems is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

MIS Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
General Management Information Systems 12,836
Information Resources Management 1,090
Other Management Information Systems and Services 510
Knowledge Management 311

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 410,147
Accounting 105,123
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Dzonatas.

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