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School of Library and Information Studies College of Communication and Information Sciences The University of Alabama

  • Tuscaloosa, AL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 262
    total students
  • $9,450 | $23,950
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 77%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library And Information Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)
    • Book Arts Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 121
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 141
    • Accepted 109
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 85
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$23,950
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, 15 grant-funded fellowships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students262
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students262
    • Part-time Percentage74%
    • Full-time Percentage26%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian88%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage80%
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLibrary administration, user services, digital libraries, book arts, evaluation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Studies

College of Communication and Information Sciences
The University of Alabama

Box 870252
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
United States

Dr. Heidi Julien

Director and Professor

Phone: 205-348-4610
Fax: 205-348-3746
Email: hjulien@slis.ua.edu

Ms. Beth Riggs

Assistant to the Director

Phone: 205-348-1527
Fax: 205-348-3746
Email: briggs@slis.ua.edu



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