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Information Science at University at Albany

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 University at Albany stacks up to those at other schools.

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year.

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.

UAlbany Information Science Degrees Available

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

UAlbany Information Science Rankings

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There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in IS, making the school the #14 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

IS Student Demographics at UAlbany

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

UAlbany Information Science Master’s Program

55% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 53 students who graduated with a master’s in IS from UAlbany in 2021, 45% were men and 55% were women.


Of the students who received a IS master's degree from UAlbany, 62% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 33
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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 University at Albany.

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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