Information Science at Syracuse University
Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and approximately 22,850 students attend the school each year. Of the 4,101 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in 2019, 220 of them were information science majors.
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.
Syracuse Information Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in IS
- Master’s Degree in IS
- Doctorate Degree in IS
Online Classes Are Available at Syracuse
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Syracuse offers distance education options for IS at the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Syracuse Information Science Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the IS progam at Syracuse 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 Syracuse 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 Online Information Science Schools||5|
|Most Popular Information Science Master’s Degree Schools||6|
|Best Information Science Master’s Degree Schools||15|
Earnings of Syracuse IS Graduates
The median salary of IS students who receive their bachelor's degree at Syracuse is $64,800. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 14% higher than the national average of $56,900 for all IS bachelor's degree recipients.
IS Student Demographics at Syracuse
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at Syracuse University.
Syracuse Information Science Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% 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 Syracuse University with a bachelor's in IS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||16|
|Hispanic or Latino||24|
Syracuse Information Science Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Syracuse University with a master's in IS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||8|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in IS. In 2019, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Computer Systems Networking
- Information Technology
- Other Computer & Information Sciences
- Computer Information Systems
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 Syracuse University.
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Justing under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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