B.S. in Informatics

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Luddy Informatics Career Outcomes

With your informatics degree, you’ll be able to design resilient information systems that solve problems in any industry or sector.

Luddy graduates have developed systems to keep people with dementia safe, track proximity during COVID-19, lead youth technology programs to improve rural community health in South America, improve the future of agriculture, and more.

Make sense of the hundreds of informatics career options and gain essential job-search skills with the Luddy School’s career services for informatics majors.

Informatics Career Success

97% success rate (employed or accepted to graduate school 2023)

$75,262average starting salary (2023)

A sampling of places our alumni land

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Informatics internships

Most of our students supplement their educational experience with at least one internship. During the 2019-20 school year, informatics students earned an average of $23/hour while serving internships around the globe. The top-hiring intern companies included Crowe, abbvie, and Liberty Mutual.

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Informatics Internships and Research Opportunities

Most informatics majors supplement their academic experience with at least one internship. These internships give students the opportunity to travel and earn money while applying their skills in hands-on settings. During the 2019-20 school year, Luddy informatics students earned an average of $23 per hour in positions around the globe at companies such as Crowe, AbbVie, and Liberty Mutual. Explore the Luddy Hiring Data Report to see the kinds of internships informatics students have completed while pursuing a degree at Luddy.

It’s possible for informatics majors in good standing to earn class credit by completing an internship as their capstone requirement. Learn how to apply for an internship as your capstone project experience.

See how Informatics Career Services can help you prepare for the job market.

Student Organizations and Luddy LLC

The Luddy Living Learning Center (LLC) is a residential community exclusive to first-year students obsessed with tech. The LLC offers in-residence students special trips and guest speaker opportunities, access to high-tech equipment in the LLC makerspace, and the ability to connect with peers who have similar interests.

Student clubs and organizations are another way our students connect with each other and add to their experiences and abilities. Explore our diverse student organizations, from the Data Science Club and the Sociotechnical Ethics Society.

Informatics Tuition and Financial Aid

Students can lower the cost of earning their B.S. in Informatics in several ways, from federal scholarships available to all IU students to scholarships for incoming Luddy students.

Learn More About Getting a Bachelor's Degree in Informatics

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree at the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering sets you on a path to a fulfilling career backed by in-depth knowledge in a unique area and hands-on experience gained through internships and research-based capstone projects.

Review admissions standards and how to apply to the B.S. in Informatics program at the Luddy School.