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Information Science Schools in Georgia

431 IS students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Information Science is the 76th most popular major in the state out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 344
Master’s Degree 53
Associate’s Degree 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 34.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 46.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Information Science Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 49,560 people employed in jobs related to an IS degree, compared to 1,240,640 nationwide.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Georgia

IS grads earn an average of $100,140 in the state and $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Georgia that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,700 a year.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,688. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 63% of the teachers are full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
6,195 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,256. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. 8% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

In their early career, UNG grads earn an average salary of $35,400. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.80%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
8,728 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 19%. 33 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
6,879 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $11,160. Most students complete their degree in 4.85 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,270 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. This public school has an average net price of $14,278. The full-time teacher rate is 75%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
10% Graduation Rate
888 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
3,668 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
36,302 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $65,500 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,927.

Information Science Careers in GA

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Computer Science Professors 14% $73,710
Computer Workers 13% $85,280
Computer and Information Systems Managers 13% $136,190
Computer and Information Research Scientists 10% $96,490
Systems Software Developers 10% $104,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Computer Information Systems 3,460
Information Technology 2,237
Computer Science 1,259
Data Processing 599
Data Entry 575
Computer Programming 492
Computer Software Applications 359
Computer Systems Networking 59

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