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Department of Library and Information Studies Graduate School of Education University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 84%16%
    student ratio
  • 250
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 82%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library And Information Studies Master of Library Science (MLS)
      Certificate
    • Library Media Specialist Master of Library Science (MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 119
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Required

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 176
    • Accepted 146
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 93
  • 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 April 1st April 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students250
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students250
    • Part-time Percentage74%
    • Full-time Percentage26%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage28%
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInformation-seeking behavior, thesauri, impact of technology, questioning behaviors, educational informatics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$22,186

Location & Contact

Department of Library and Information Studies

Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Jianqiang Wang

Interim Chair

Phone: 716-645-2412
Fax: 716-645-3775
Email: jw254@buffalo.edu

Mrs. Pat Glinski

Director of Graduate Admissions and Student Services

Phone: 716-645-2110
Fax: 716-645-7937
Email: gse-info@buffalo.edu



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