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General Computer & Information Sciences at University of Kentucky

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General Computer & Information Sciences at University of Kentucky

If you are interested in studying general computer and information sciences, you may want to check out the program at University of Kentucky. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UK is located in Lexington, Kentucky and has a total student population of 29,402. In 2019, 127 computer and information sciences majors received their bachelor's degree from UK.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Computer & Information Sciences section at the bottom of this page.

UK General Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Computer and Information Sciences
  • Doctorate Degree in Computer and Information Sciences

UK General Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the computer and information sciences progam at UK compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The computer and information sciences major at UK is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Computer & Information Sciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular General Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 29
Most Focused General Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 34
Most Popular General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 37
Best General Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 41
Best Value General Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 58
Best General Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 63
Most Popular General Computer & Information Sciences Schools 69
Best General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 104
Most Popular General Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 107
Best Value General Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 115
Best General Computer & Information Sciences Schools 124
Most Focused General Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 156
Best Value General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 168
Best Value General Computer & Information Sciences Schools 240
Most Focused General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 248
Most Focused General Computer & Information Sciences Schools 385

In 2019, 15 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from UK. This makes it the #107 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences, making the school the #29 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer and Information Sciences Student Demographics at UK

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at University of Kentucky.

UK General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program

14% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The computer and information sciences program at UK awarded 127 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 86% of these degrees went to men with the other 14% going to women.

UK Gender Breakdown of General Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences at UK are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Kentucky with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Computer & Information Sciences Majors at University of Kentucky
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 95
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

UK General Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

27% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 15 students who graduated with a master’s in computer and information sciences from UK in 2019, 73% were men and 27% were women.

UK Gender Breakdown of General Computer & Information Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Kentucky with a master's in computer and information sciences.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Computer & Information Sciences Majors at University of Kentucky
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 5
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UK also has a doctoral program available in computer and information sciences. In 2019, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Computer and Information Sciences Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer and information sciences can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for KY, the home state for University of Kentucky.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Computer Systems Analysts 4,310 $71,500
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,190 $64,320
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,800 $119,470
Computer Workers 2,500 $79,420
Computer Network Architects 1,160 $77,950

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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