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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
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 204
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 91%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library And Information Studies Certificate
      Master of Library Science (MLS)
    • Library Media Specialist Master of Library Science (MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 102
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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

91% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 155
    • Accepted 142
    • Acceptance Rate 91
    • Enrolled 87
  • 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 Degreesletters of recommendation
    • 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 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students204
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students204
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Full-time Percentage27%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage81%
    • Male Percentage19%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInformation-seeking behavior, thesauri, impact of technology, questioning behaviors, educational informatics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$20,068

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. Heidi Julien

Chair

Phone: 716-645-1474
Fax: 716-645-3775
Email: heidijul@buffalo.edu

Mrs. Pat Glinski

Admissions Assistant

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



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