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Information Science Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 151 students earned their IS degrees in MN.

An Information Science major is the 108th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 115
Master’s Degree 25
Associate’s Degree 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 19.2%
  • Black or African American: 14.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • White: 34.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.5%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Information Science Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Minnesota

There are 22,800 people in the state and 1,240,640 people in the nation working in IS jobs.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Minnesota

IS grads earn an average of $110,460 in the state and $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Minnesota that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Most students complete their degree in 5.27 years. A typical student attending Metro State will pay a net price of $15,549.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
5,747 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.42 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UMN Twin Cities grads earn an average salary of $41,800. The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,548 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,888. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,897 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.28 years. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

75% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $31,100 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $11,071.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,824 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. In their early career, UST MN grads earn an average salary of $45,400. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,944 Total Students

A typical student attending Rochester Community and Technical College will pay a net price of $14,480. 50% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,591 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. A typical student attending ATCC will pay a net price of $14,260. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
13,049 Total Students

The average student takes 5.55 years to complete their degree at St. Cloud State University. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

Information Science Careers in MN

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 25% $130,830
Computer Workers 10% $77,560
Computer and Information Systems Managers 8% $138,310
Systems Software Developers 2% $106,290
Computer Science Professors 2% $83,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Computer Science 1,221
Information Technology 834
Computer Information Systems 741
Computer Systems Networking 316
Computer Software Applications 238
Computer Programming 205
Computer Systems Analysis 148
Other Computer Sciences 23

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