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Computer Information Systems Schools in Kentucky

513 students earned CIS degrees in Kentucky in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Computer Information Systems is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Information Systems Majors in Kentucky

CIS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 497
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

In Kentucky, a CIS major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of CIS majors in Kentucky is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.2%
  • White: 2.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 57.1%
  • Other Races: 36.5%

Jobs for Computer Information Systems Grads in Kentucky

24,000 people in the state and 3,468,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to CIS.


Wages for Computer Information Systems Jobs in Kentucky

CIS grads earn an average of $79,420 in the state and $102,470 nationwide.


There are 6 colleges in Kentucky that offer CIS degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

471 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
19,110 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. This private school has an average net price of $13,476. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
9,449 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,736.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,986 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UK. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,203.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
2,290 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,343. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,586 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
14,465 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
17,517 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,301 a year. A typical student attending WKU will pay a net price of $12,522.

Computer Information Systems Careers in KY

Some of the careers CIS majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 34% $80,760
Systems Software Developers 22% $80,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 15% $113,960
Database Administrators 14% $76,050
Computer Network Architects 12% $72,810
Computer Workers 11% $78,830
Computer Systems Analysts 10% $68,450
Computer Science Professors 8% $73,870
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7% $60,540

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to CIS.

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Information Technology 2,125
Computer Science 39
Information Science 18
Computer Software Applications 9

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