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Information Science Schools in Washington

153 IS students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Information Science major is the 119th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 148
Bachelor’s Degree 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 26.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 51.0%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Information Science Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Washington

45,140 people in the state and 1,240,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IS.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $121,250, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Washington that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. 61% of students get financical aid.


Walla Walla University

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3 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,854 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,798. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,970 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at UW Bothell. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

Information Science Careers in WA

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Computer Workers 53% $87,760
Computer and Information Research Scientists 48% $138,110
Computer and Information Systems Managers 46% $148,060
Systems Software Developers 34% $121,470
Computer Science Professors 20% $66,060

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Information Technology 1,875
Computer Information Systems 1,661
Computer Science 1,283
Computer Programming 843
Computer Software Applications 672
Computer Systems Networking 603
Data Entry 225
Data Processing 115

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