Top MIS colleges in the World
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Top MIS colleges in the World:
Management Information System (MIS) is arguably one of the most popular emerging courses in the present international education scenario. While the course is especially popular in US, universities in other study hubs like Australia and Canada have been offering MIS for some time now. MIS is an interdisciplinary programme tailored for information technology aspirants who want to understand the managerial aspects of the organisation.  So, once they have completed their programme, MIS graduates can explore career opportunities as systems consultants, analysts and even auditors.

Here we bring you the top MIS colleges in the world across the USA, Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia.


Needless to say, the USA is home to some of the top MIS colleges in the world. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Georgia Institute of Technology are some of the famous names in the USA which offer MIS. Being a combination course, MIS is offered both as a management and MS course. As such, majority of the universities accept GRE scores for MIS in US. The average score accepted in the top universities in the US range within 155-165.

Top MIS colleges in US:


Tuition fees (Annual) (US$)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

$27,000 per term

Carnegie Mellon University


University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


University of Arizona


University of Texas-Austin

$8,963 per semester

University of Maryland--College Park


New York University

$17,688 per semester

University of Pennsylvania


Georgia State University


Stanford University


Indiana University-Bloomington


Georgia Institute of Technology

$15,755 per semester

Purdue University


SUNY, Buffalo



Given the increasing demand for MIS programmes among international students, some universities in Canada have started to include the course in their curricula. Some of the top MIS colleges in the world that are based in Canada include names like University of Alberta and McMaster University. Like USA, many of the universities offering MIS in Canada accept GRE scores though the average score can vary.

Top MIS colleges in Canada:


Tuition fees

McMaster University

17,015.04 per academic term

University of Western Ontario


University of Calgary


University of Alberta

$51,020 annual

Queen's University

$ 14,633.76

University of Ottawa



Management Information Systems programme has been quite a rage in Australia in the last few years. With more international students showing interest in exploring the educational opportunities in the country, the demand for the course has only increased further. An interesting factor in the Australian selection procedure is that during admission to some of the top MIS colleges in the world, the selection panel gives more weightage to professional experience of the candidate than the scores. Many, in fact, just require academic qualifications along with work experience of 2- 3 years.

Top MIS colleges in Australia:


Tuition fees (Aus $)

The University of Melbourne - Melbourne School of Information


Monash University


University of New South Wales


The University of Sydney


Curtin Business School / Information System / Curtin University


University of Queensland

$16,640 per semester

Griffith Business School - Griffith University


Macquarie University


The Australian National University (ANU)


University of Technology Sydney - UTS Business


La Trobe Business School

$27 690


One of the best things about pursuing MIS in European universities is that many of the universities are known to offer the best programmes at a cost lower than many other universities across the world, especially in the  USA and Australia. Also, European universities offer some best scholarships to pursue your dream programme. Quite a few universities across Europe offer MIS. While variations of the course is more common, universities offering MIS are not too many to be found. Some of the top MIS colleges in the world based in Europe include names like Maastricht University, LSE and HEC Lausanne, among others. Like Australia, universities in Europe give more weightage to the work experience of the candidate than standardized scores.

Top MIS colleges in Europe:



Tuition fees (€)

Copenhagen Business School



Maastricht University



University of Mannheim



Uppsala University



ESSEC Business School



Grenoble Ecole de Management


€ 31,300

LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science


€ 33,929

Warwick Business School



HEC Lausanne



Trinity College Dublin




MIS is a relatively new course in Asia, and a very few universities offer MIS. Nonetheless, some of the popular universities in South Korea and China have started to include MIS in their curricula. In fact, Asia is home to some of the top MIS colleges in the world. A benefit of pursuing MIS in Asian universities is that the courses are cheaper compared to their western counterparts.

Top MIS colleges in Asia:



Tuition fees ($)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

South Korea       

$10,211 per semester

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong


Fudan University



Tsinghua University



Seoul National University

South Korea       

$10,000 per semester

(Picture courtesy- California State University)

Also Read:

GRE Scores for Engineering Management

Top Business Schools accepting GRE Scores

GRE Scores for Top US Universities


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