School of Library and Information Science Kent State University

School of Library and Information Science Kent State University

Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
77%
23%
student ratio
813
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
89%
acceptance rate
2 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library Science Certificate
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 257
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 5
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

89% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 652
    • Accepted 585
    • Acceptance Rate 89
    • Enrolled 445
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees3.00 GPA, transcripts, goal statement, resume, biographical sketch (LIS), and interview (LIS), 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees3.00 GPA, transcripts, goal statement, resume, biographical sketch (LIS), and interview (LIS), 3 letters of recommendation
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score: paper-based 525, iBT 71), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 75), IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), PTE Academic (minimum score of 48), or completion of ELS level 112 Intensive Program

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students813
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students813
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Full-time Percentage28%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Science

Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Jeff Fruit

Professor and Interim Director

Phone: 330-672-0890
Email: jfruit@kent.edu

Phone: 330-672-2782
Email: slisinform@kent.edu


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