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Information Science Schools in Kentucky

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

An Information Science major is the 84th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 116
Master’s Degree 29
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 80.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.8%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Information Science Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 7,880 people employed in jobs related to an IS degree, compared to 1,240,640 nationwide.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Kentucky

IS grads earn an average of $80,390 in the state and $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at NKU.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $18,523.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,454 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,700 after graduation. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.20%. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Information Science Careers in KY

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 22% $80,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14% $113,960
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Computer Science Professors 8% $73,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Computer Information Systems 3,815
Information Technology 2,108
Computer Software Applications 72
Computer Science 49
Data Processing 2

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