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Computer and Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Indianapolis, IN, United States
As a Computer and Information Technology graduate at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, you will become an integral part of tomorrow's Computer and Information Technology industry. Technical skills and professional leadership competencies continue to make our graduates distinctive and highly marketable in meeting the needs of employers today!
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Overview

The BS in Computer and Information Technology from the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis offers four in-demand concentrations, guided by the Information Technology needs of industry.

All CIT students complete a comprehensive set of core courses to provide a well-rounded understanding of all facets of IT: networking, information security, application development, and data management.

Students then choose one (or two) concentrations to gain specialized expertise in a particular IT domain.

Why CIT at IUPUI?

  • CIT is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Students earn Purdue degrees
  • Faculty expertise and work experience
  • Four concentrations to choose from
  • Faculty have strong connections to NSF and industry funding
  • We work closely with industry to ensure CIT courses meet job market needs
  • All students graduate with IT industry experience

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Wireless Communication
  • Network Operating Systems Administration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • \Submit your application and essay
  • Pay the application fee or request a fee waiver
  • Have your test scores sent to IUPUI
  • Have your official high school transcript sent to IUPUI
  • Have official transcripts from any dual-credit or college courses sent to IUPUI (if applicable)
  • Submit credentials for any education completed outside the U.S. (if applicable)
  • Complete the Prior Conduct Information and Release form (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indianapolis

  • 1017 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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