Pennsylvania State University—​World Campus

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#6 Overall Score: 74 Best Online Information Technology Programs

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Graduate Information Technology Program Overview

Pennsylvania State University--World Campus, a public institution, offers labs for its online, graduate-level computer information technology program. All of the online classes are recorded and archived, so that students can access lecture material at their own convenience. The application deadline for the online graduate CIT programs at Pennsylvania State University--World Campus is July 1, and 64 percent of students are employed when they enroll.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2004-2005
Total enrollment 313
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) N/A (in-state)
N/A (out-of-state)
Application deadline July 1
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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 15
Faculty Credentials and Training score 70
Student Services and Technology rank 4
Student Services and Technology score 71
Student Engagement rank 13
Student Engagement score 68
Admissions Selectivity rank 3
Admissions Selectivity score 74
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.3


Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application deadline (international students) July 1
Admissions website
Director of admissions Martha Jordan
Admissions phone (800) 252-3592
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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 32 full-time; 15 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 8
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students No
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Student Body

Enrollment 313
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $825
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $825
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) N/A
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) N/A

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