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Information Science Schools in Utah

407 students earned IS degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Information Science is the 46th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 228
Master’s Degree 178
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 62.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.9%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Information Science Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Utah

18,770 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $105,560, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
251 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,932 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UVU. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at WSU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Information Science Careers in UT

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Systems Software Developers 46% $102,640
Computer and Information Systems Managers 44% $119,410
Computer and Information Research Scientists 40% $95,720
Computer Science Professors 35% $97,450
Computer Workers 34% $73,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Information Technology 1,948
Computer Information Systems 1,867
Computer Science 844
Computer Programming 525
Computer Software Applications 490
Computer Systems Networking 213

View all majors related to Information Science

View Nationwide Information Science Report

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