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General Information Science at University of Kentucky

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General Information Science at University of Kentucky

If you plan to study general information science, take a look at what University of Kentucky has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UK is located in Lexington, Kentucky and has a total student population of 29,986. In 2021, 49 information science 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 Information Science section at the bottom of this page.

UK General Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science

UK General Information Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks information science programs across the country. The following shows how UK performed in these rankings.

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 information science major at UK is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 33
Best General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 61
Most Popular General Information Science Schools 74
Best General Information Science Schools 101
Best Value General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 107
Most Focused General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 132
Best Value General Information Science Schools 175
Most Focused General Information Science Schools 236

Information Science Student Demographics at UK

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

UK General Information Science Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 49 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in information science from UK in 2021, 71% were men and 29% were women.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in information science 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 information science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 35
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UK also has a doctoral program available in information science. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Information Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in information science 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
Computer Workers 2,500 $79,420
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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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