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Information Science Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 464 students earned their IS degrees in MI.

An Information Science major is the 77th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 226
Bachelor’s Degree 216
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Associate’s Degree 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 49.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.9%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Information Science Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Michigan

There are 31,740 people in the state and 1,240,640 people in the nation working in IS jobs.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Michigan

In this state, IS grads earn an average of $98,450. Nationwide, they make an average of $114,000.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Michigan that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

341 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
48,090 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,191 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.87 years to complete their degree at UM Dearborn. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,934 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,200 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Northwood will pay a net price of $22,809.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
26,824 Total Students

The average student takes 4.93 years to complete their degree at Wayne State. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,226. 56% of the teachers are full time.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,487 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 91% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,327.

#8

Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,022 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,087. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,394. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

#10

Davenport University

Grand Rapids
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,429 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%.

Information Science Careers in MI

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 15% $88,800
Computer and Information Research Scientists 12% $103,470
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12% $122,460
Computer Workers 8% $73,650
Computer Science Professors 6% $96,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Computer Information Systems 2,080
Information Technology 732
Computer Programming 496
Computer Science 445
Computer Software Applications 298
Computer Systems Networking 261
Computer Systems Analysis 42
Other Computer Sciences 30

View all majors related to Information Science

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