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Information Science at Emporia State University

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Information Science at Emporia State University

The Information Science major is part of the computer & information sciences program at Emporia State University.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. We've also included details on how ESU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in IS.

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Information Science Degrees Available at ESU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IS

ESU IS Rankings

The bachelor's program at ESU was ranked #45 on College Factual's Best Schools for IS list. It is also ranked #1 in Kansas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Information Science 11
Best Information Science Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 33
Best Information Science Colleges for Veterans 42
Best Colleges for Information Science 45
Highest Paid Information Science Graduates 52
Most Focused Colleges for Information Science 69
Most Popular Colleges for Information Science 70

Popularity of IS at ESU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Emporia State University handed out 27 bachelor's degrees in information science. Due to this, the school was ranked #70 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 42% over the previous year when 19 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do IS Graduates from ESU Make?

Salary of IS Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

IS majors who earn their bachelor's degree from ESU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $57,600 a year. This is higher than $56,900, which is the national median for all IS bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do IS Graduates from ESU Have?

Student Debt of IS Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at ESU, IS students borrow a median amount of $22,811 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all IS bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $26,000.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the IS program at ESU is $237 per month.

IS Student Diversity at ESU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IS majors at Emporia State University.

ESU Information Science Bachelor’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 IS majors earned their bachelor's degree from ESU. Of these graduates, 74% were men and 26% were women.

ESU Gender Breakdown of Information Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at ESU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 59% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Emporia State University with a bachelor's in IS.

Ethnic Diversity of Information Science Majors at Emporia State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 6
Other Races 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 15

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