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Information Science Schools in Texas

1,888 students earned IS degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

An Information Science major is the 41st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,318
Bachelor’s Degree 393
Post-Master’s Certificate 88
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 88
Associate’s Degree 48
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 24.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 48.3%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Information Science Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Texas

81,110 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $110,740, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Texas that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

461 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,543 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%. Graduates earn an average $44,000 after graduation. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

281 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,410. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
39,336 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UNT.

166 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,742 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,033. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

A typical student attending UT Austin will pay a net price of $16,505. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.60%.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 87% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,944.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
11,824 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. In their early career, SMU grads earn an average salary of $54,300.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,082 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Panola College

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32 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,599 Total Students

In their early career, Panola College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $7,541.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,577 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 68% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

Information Science Careers in TX

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Computer and Information Research Scientists 24% $122,840
Computer and Information Systems Managers 19% $145,880
Systems Software Developers 16% $108,570
Computer Workers 16% $88,460
Computer Science Professors 12% $82,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Computer Information Systems 6,429
Computer Science 1,633
Information Technology 1,432
Computer Systems Networking 926
Computer Programming 754
Computer Software Applications 670
Data Processing 341
Computer Systems Analysis 254

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