Information Science at Northwestern University
Northwestern is located in Evanston, Illinois and has a total student population of 22,448. In 2019, 58 IS majors received their bachelor's degree from Northwestern.
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.
Northwestern Information Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in IS
- Master’s Degree in IS
Online Classes Are Available at Northwestern
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
Northwestern does offer online education options in IS for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
Northwestern Information Science Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks IS programs across the country. The following shows how Northwestern performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The IS major at Northwestern 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.
|Most Popular Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||35|
|Most Focused Information Science Schools||161|
IS Student Demographics at Northwestern
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at Northwestern University.
Northwestern Information Science Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 Northwestern University with a bachelor's in IS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Northwestern Information Science Master’s Program
In the IS master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 44% of degree recipients. That is 8% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northwestern University with a master's in IS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||8|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
Northwestern 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 IL, the home state for Northwestern University.
|Occupation||Jobs in IL||Average Salary in IL|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||17,770||$143,900|
|Systems Software Developers||17,130||$108,570|
|Computer Science Professors||1,430||$83,270|
|Computer and Information Research Scientists||500||$113,350|
*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
- Image Credit: By Madcoverboy at en.wikipedia under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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