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General Information Science at University of Kentucky

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General Information Science at University of Kentucky

What traits are you looking for in a information science school? To help you decide if University of Kentucky is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's information science program.

UK is located in Lexington, Kentucky and approximately 29,402 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 50 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

Online Classes Are Available at UK

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? UK offers distance education options for information science at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

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 Online General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 11
Most Popular Online General Information Science Schools 13
Most Popular General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 40
Best General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 48
Best General Information Science Schools 69
Most Popular General Information Science Schools 78
Best Value General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 91
Best Value General Information Science Schools 124
Most Focused General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 163
Most Focused General Information Science Schools 268

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

26% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 information science majors earned their bachelor's degree from UK. Of these graduates, 74% were men and 26% were women.

UK Gender Breakdown of General Information Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 80% 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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Information Science Majors at University of Kentucky
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 40
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UK also has a doctoral program available in information science. In 2019, 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

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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