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Information Science Schools in Alabama

84 students earned IS degrees in Alabama in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Information Science is the 107th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Alabama

IS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 59
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16
Master’s Degree 9

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a IS major is more popular with men than with women.

Information Science Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IS majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 58.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 20.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.3%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Information Science Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Alabama

There are 9,890 people in the state and 1,240,640 people in the nation working in IS jobs.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $105,890, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Alabama that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. In their early career, USA grads earn an average salary of $31,500. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
4,413 Total Students

In their early career, Alabama State grads earn an average salary of $22,600. 93% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,043.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,234 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $22,452. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
390 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years. An average student at South University, Montgomery will pay a net price of $22,660.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation.

Information Science Careers in AL

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 21% $121,990
Systems Software Developers 18% $99,700
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $119,120
Computer Science Professors 6% $81,610
Computer Workers 5% $87,980

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IS.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Computer Information Systems 1,482
Information Technology 120
Computer Science 50
Computer Systems Networking 18
Computer Programming 2
Computer Software Applications 2

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