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Information Science Schools in Iowa

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

In terms of popularity, Information Science is the 197th most popular major in the state out of a total 264 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 64.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 28.6%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Information Science Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Iowa

9,300 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Iowa

IS grads earn an average of $91,920 in the state and $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Iowa that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Luther College

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
2,005 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%. An average student at Luther will pay a net price of $23,792. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,117 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Dordt College

Sioux Center
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,564 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. Graduates earn an average $35,900 after graduation. An average student at Dordt will pay a net price of $24,513.


Northwestern College

Orange City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,299 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. This private school has an average net price of $23,406.

Information Science Careers in IA

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 14% $92,060
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $123,450
Computer Workers 13% $74,810
Computer Science Professors 7% $97,640

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Computer Science 739
Computer Information Systems 732
Information Technology 347
Computer Programming 165
Computer Systems Networking 97
Computer Software Applications 74
Data Processing 12
Computer Systems Analysis 12

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