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

  • Piscataway, NJ
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 349
    total students
  • $7,200 | $11,124
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 64%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library Science Master of Library Science (MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 112
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 232
    • Accepted 150
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 57
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer 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 Students349
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students349
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty53
    • Full-time Percentage49%
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInformation science, library services, management of information services
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$620,256

Location & Contact

Department of Library and Information Science

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. Kay Cassell



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