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School of Communication, Information and Library Studies Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

  • Piscataway, NJ
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • 375
    total students
  • $7,200 | $11,124
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Communication and Information Studies (MCIS)
      Master of Library Science (MLS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 128
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 409
    • Accepted 250
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 92
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 17th May 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, proficiency in statistics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$11,124
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 2
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students375
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students375
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / LatinoNot Reported
    • Black / African AmericanNot Reported
    • White / CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian / Alaskan NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty119
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunication processes, information systems, human information processing, information services, library management
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,360,121

Location & Contact

School of Communication, Information and Library Studies

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

65 Davidson Road Room 202
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097
United States

Dr. Jorge Schement

Dean

Phone: 732-932-7500 ext. 8018
Fax: 732-932-6919
Email: comminfo.dean@rutgers.edu

Ms. Linda Costa

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 732-932-7711
Fax: 732-932-8231
Email: smeds@rci.rutgers.edu



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