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Information Science at Rutgers University - Newark

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Information Science at Rutgers University - Newark

If you plan to study information science, take a look at what Rutgers University - Newark has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 13,231 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 24 IS majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

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.

Rutgers Newark Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS

Rutgers Newark Information Science Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the IS progam at Rutgers Newark compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Rutgers Newark 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 Popular Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 64
Best Value Information Science Schools 147

Earnings of Rutgers Newark IS Graduates

The median salary of IS students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $50,779. This is less than $52,802, which is the national average of all IS majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


IS Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Information Science Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in IS from Rutgers Newark in 2021, 71% were men and 29% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 49% 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 Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in IS.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rutgers Newark also has a doctoral program available in IS. In 2021, 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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Newark.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14,280 $176,690
Computer Workers 9,770 $99,210
Systems Software Developers 8,960 $123,370
Computer Science Professors 1,390 $105,890
Computer and Information Research Scientists 1,080 $127,420


*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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