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Information Science Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 79 students earned their IS degrees in MO.

An Information Science major is the 153rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 53
Master’s Degree 20
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 15.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 44.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 24.1%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
Information Science Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Missouri

19,650 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Missouri

In this state, IS grads earn an average of $94,140. Nationwide, they make an average of $114,000.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,601 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. In their early career, Missouri University of Science and Technology grads earn an average salary of $58,700.


Lincoln University

Jefferson City
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
2,478 Total Students

71% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending LU Missouri will pay a net price of $11,252. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,351 Total Students

A typical student attending MCC will pay a net price of $6,337. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation.


Webster University

Saint Louis
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,406 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Information Science Careers in MO

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 33% $91,370
Systems Software Developers 18% $93,870
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $125,790
Computer Workers 15% $83,720
Computer Science Professors 12% $76,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Computer Information Systems 1,127
Computer Science 1,116
Computer Programming 372
Information Technology 320
Computer Systems Networking 249
Computer Software Applications 104
Other Computer Sciences 40
Computer Systems Analysis 17

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