Information Science at University of KentuckyUniversity of Kentucky. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.
UK is located in Lexington, Kentucky and approximately 29,402 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 students received a bachelor's degree in IS from UK.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Science section at the bottom of this page.
UK Information Science Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in IS
Online Classes Are Available at UK
Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.
Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? UK offers distance education options for IS at the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
UK Information Science Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the IS progam at UK compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The IS major at UK is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Information Science. 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.
|Most Popular Online Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||11|
|Most Popular Online Information Science Schools||13|
|Most Popular Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||40|
|Best Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||48|
|Best Information Science Schools||69|
|Most Popular Information Science Schools||78|
|Best Value Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||91|
|Best Value Information Science Schools||124|
|Most Focused Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools||163|
|Most Focused Information Science Schools||268|
IS Student Demographics at UK
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at University of Kentucky.
UK Information Science Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Kentucky with a bachelor's in IS.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UK also has a doctoral program available in IS. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Information Science
Information Science majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from University of Kentucky. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|General Information Science||50|
Careers That IS Grads May Go Into
A degree in IS 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 and Information Systems Managers||2,800||$119,470|
|Systems Software Developers||2,300||$84,300|
|Computer Science Professors||280||$80,390|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Seicer under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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