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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor MS in Information Science

219 Master's Degrees Awarded
$59,350 Average Salary

The main focus area for this major is General Information Science. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Information Science is a major offered under the computer and information sciences program of study at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the master’s degree program in IS, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in IS from U-M Cost?

$24,772 Average Tuition and Fees

U-M Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at U-M was $2,686 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $1,309 per credit hour. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In State Out of State
Tuition $24,344 $49,120
Fees $428 $428

How Much Can You Make With a MS in IS From U-M?

$59,350 Average Salary
Below Average Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of IS students who receive their master’s degree from U-M is $59,350 per year. That is 20% lower than the national average of $74,358.


Does U-M Offer an Online MS in IS?

U-M does not offer an online option for its IS master’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the U-M Online Learning page.

U-M Master’s Student Diversity for IS

219 Master's Degrees Awarded
66.2% Women
20.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 219 master’s degrees in IS handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 66.2% of the IS students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 45.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a master’s degree in IS at U-M in 2019-2020, 20.5% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 25%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 9
Native American or Alaska Native 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 95
International Students 74
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

MS in IS Focus Areas at U-M

Information Science students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
General Information Science 219

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to information science.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Software & Applications 18

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*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.

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