Computer & Information Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin

Computer & Information Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. Also, learn how UT Austin ranks among other schools offering degrees in computer and information sciences.

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Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available at UT Austin

UT Austin Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for computer and information sciences majors, UT Austin came in at #29. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #2 in Texas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 4
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 8
Best Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 18
Best Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 25
Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 30
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 37
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 38
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 54
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 106
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 240
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 369
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 533

Popularity of Computer & Information Sciences at UT Austin

During the 2019-2020 academic year, The University of Texas at Austin handed out 445 bachelor's degrees in computer and information sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #51 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 22% over the previous year when 365 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 198 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from UT Austin. This makes it the #60 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 21 students received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences in 2020, making the school the #27 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Diversity at UT Austin

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Austin Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 445 computer and information sciences majors earned their bachelor's degree from UT Austin. Of these graduates, 78% were men and 22% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 170
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 53
White 150
Non-Resident Aliens 39
Other Races 22

UT Austin Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 224 computer and information sciences majors earned their master's degree from UT Austin. Of these graduates, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a master's in computer and information sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 26
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 77
Non-Resident Aliens 94
Other Races 4

Computer & Information Sciences Majors

Computer and Information Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 528
Information Science 145
Information Technology 15

Majors Similar to Computer & Information Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,959
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,187
Mathematics & Statistics 430
Physical Sciences 402
Architecture & Related Services 147

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