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Information Science at Columbia University in the City of New York

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Information Science at Columbia University in the City of New York

Every information science school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the IS program at Columbia University in the City of New York stacks up to those at other schools.

Columbia is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 31,456. In 2019, 4 IS majors received their bachelor's degree from Columbia.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Science section at the bottom of this page.

Columbia Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS

Columbia Information Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks IS programs across the country. The following shows how Columbia performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The IS major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Information Science Schools 386

IS Student Demographics at Columbia

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Columbia Information Science Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of IS bachelor's degrees went to men and 100% went to women. The typical IS bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% women. So female students are more repesented at Columbia since its program graduates 67% more women than average.

Columbia Gender Breakdown of Information Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in IS at Columbia are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in IS.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Science Majors at Columbia University in the City of New York
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Columbia also has a doctoral program available in IS. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That IS Grads May Go Into

A degree in IS can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27,070 $190,310
Systems Software Developers 19,690 $115,120
Computer Science Professors 3,030 $105,860
Computer and Information Research Scientists 1,430 $131,220


*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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