Computer & Information Sciences at Cornell University
Cornell is located in Ithaca, New York and approximately 23,620 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 681 students received a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences from Cornell.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer & Information Sciences section at the bottom of this page.
Cornell Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
- Master’s Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
- Doctorate Degree in Computer & Information Sciences
Cornell Computer & Information Sciences Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the computer and information sciences progam at Cornell compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The computer and information sciences major at Cornell is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer & Information Sciences. 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.
|Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Schools||30|
|Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools||47|
In 2021, 397 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from Cornell. This makes it the #29 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.
Computer & Information Sciences Student Demographics at Cornell
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at Cornell University.
Cornell Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities in its computer and information sciences bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||25|
|Hispanic or Latino||54|
Cornell Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Cornell University with a master's in computer and information sciences.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||18|
Cornell also has a doctoral program available in computer and information sciences. In 2021, 32 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Computer & Information Sciences
If you plan to be a computer and information sciences major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Cornell University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Computer Information Systems||322|
- Engineering Technologies
- Natural Resources & Conservation
- Architecture & Related Services
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Physical Sciences
Careers That Computer & Information Sciences Grads May Go Into
A degree in computer and information sciences 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 Cornell University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Software Applications Developers||52,640||$116,830|
|Computer User Support Specialists||45,190||$60,160|
|Computer Systems Analysts||44,030||$106,320|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||27,070||$190,310|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||25,940||$94,940|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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