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Doctor’s Degrees in Informatics

26 Yearly Graduations
38% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in informatics is offered at 9 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were male, and 15 were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 46.2% of informatics graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Informatics Majors

In 2018-2019, 26 earned their doctor's degree in informatics. This earns it the #7 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in informatics at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,308
Master’s Degree 611
Associate’s Degree 48
Basic Certificate 30
Doctor’s Degree 26
Undergraduate Certificate 19
Graduate Certificate 14

Earnings of Informatics Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for informatics majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue doctor's degrees in informatics. About 61.5% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 16
Women 10
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Informatics

The racial-ethnic distribution of informatics doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Informatics Doctor's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in informatics. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
11 Yearly Graduations
36% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Bloomington tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for informatics majors who are seeking their doctor's degree. Roughly 43,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

The informatics program at Indiana University - Bloomington awarded 11 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 36% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

7 Yearly Graduations
29% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in informatics. Each year, around 29,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,580 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,826 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 doctor's degrees were handed out to informatics majors at IUPUI. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 29% were women.

#3

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
2 Yearly Graduations

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in informatics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in informatics from Penn State University Park.

#3

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Florida is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in informatics. Each year, around 52,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in informatics from UF. Of these students, 50% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for informatics majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Clemson University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,118 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,600 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in informatics from Clemson. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

1 Yearly Graduations

University of Nebraska at Omaha comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in informatics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,224 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,558 per year.

The informatics program at University of Nebraska at Omaha awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Iowa is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in informatics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

The informatics program at University of Iowa awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to informatics that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Computer Science 655
Information Technology 70
Artificial Intelligence 46
Other Computer Sciences 9

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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