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General Information Science at University of Nebraska at Omaha

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General Information Science at University of Nebraska at Omaha

Every general information science school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the information science program at University of Nebraska at Omaha stacks up to those at other schools.

UNOMAHA is located in Omaha, Nebraska and approximately 15,153 students attend the school each year. Of the 153 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2019, 49 of them were general information science majors.

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.

UNOMAHA General Information Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science
  • Master’s Degree in Information Science

Online Classes Are Available at UNOMAHA

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UNOMAHA General Information Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks information science programs across the country. The following shows how UNOMAHA 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 UNOMAHA 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
Best Value General Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 6
Most Focused General Information Science Graduate Certificate Schools 9
Most Popular General Information Science Graduate Certificate Schools 11
Best General Information Science Graduate Certificate Schools 14
Most Popular Online General Information Science Schools 15
Best Value General Information Science Schools 21
Best General Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 27
Best General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 30
Most Popular General Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 30
Most Focused General Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 30
Most Popular General Information Science Schools 35
Most Popular General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 42
Best General Information Science Schools 51
Most Focused General Information Science Schools 67
Most Focused General Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 90

In 2019, 64 students received their master’s degree in information science from UNOMAHA. This makes it the #30 most popular school for information science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Information Science Student Demographics at UNOMAHA

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

UNOMAHA General Information Science Bachelor’s Program

14% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 information science majors earned their bachelor's degree from UNOMAHA. Of these graduates, 86% were men and 14% were women.

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

About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in information science at UNOMAHA 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 Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor's in information science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Information Science Majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 29
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

UNOMAHA General Information Science Master’s Program

38% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 64 students who earned a master's degree in General Information Science from UNOMAHA in 2018-2019, 62% were men and 38% were women.

UNOMAHA Gender Breakdown of General Information Science Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a master's in information science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Information Science Majors at University of Nebraska at Omaha
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 14
International Students 44
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UNOMAHA 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 NE, the home state for University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Computer Workers 2,980 $86,230
Systems Software Developers 2,880 $94,620
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,200 $122,450
Computer Science Professors 180 $87,480
Computer and Information Research Scientists 30 $86,400

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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