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Information Science at Drexel University

If you are interested in studying information science, you may want to check out the program at Drexel University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Drexel is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 23,589 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 24 IS majors received their bachelor's degree from Drexel.

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.

Drexel Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS
  • Master’s Degree in IS
  • Doctorate Degree in IS

Online Classes Are Available at Drexel

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Drexel does offer online education options in IS for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

Drexel Information Science Rankings

The IS major at Drexel 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.

In 2021, 144 students received their master’s degree in IS from Drexel. This makes it the #12 most popular school for IS master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in IS, making the school the #13 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do IS Graduates from Drexel Make?

The median salary of IS students who receive their bachelor's degree at Drexel is $68,852. This is 30% higher than $52,802, which is the national average for all IS bachelor's degree recipients.


IS Student Demographics at Drexel

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at Drexel University.

Drexel Information Science Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Information Science from Drexel in 2020-2021, 71% were men and 29% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 28% more racial-ethnic minorities in its IS bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Drexel Information Science Master’s Program

31% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 144 students graduated with a master's degree in IS from Drexel. About 69% were men and 31% were women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Drexel University with a master's in IS.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 12
International Students 110
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Drexel also has a doctoral program available in IS. In 2021, 6 students 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 PA, the home state for Drexel University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Computer Workers 19,010 $87,040
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,070 $146,860
Systems Software Developers 8,810 $103,520
Computer Science Professors 1,590 $105,900
Computer and Information Research Scientists 410 $107,660


*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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