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School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 526
    total students
  • $19,964 | $32,686
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
      Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)
      Master of Science in Telecommunications (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 229
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 9
    • * 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

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 733
    • Accepted 509
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 224
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
    • Spring deadline January 15th December 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT, or MAT, baccalaureate degree from accredited university or college with a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree from accredited university or college
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesmaster's degree from accredited university or college
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$19,964
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,686
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$740.00
    • 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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students526
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students526
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInformation system design, telecommunications and networking, children and youth library resources and services, information assurance and security, cyberscholarship
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Information Sciences

University of Pittsburgh

135 North Bellefield Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Ronald Larsen

Dean and Professor

Phone: 412-624-5139
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: rlarsen@sis.pitt.edu

Ms. Shabana Reza

Enrollment Manager

Phone: 412-624-3988
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: sisinq@sis.pitt.edu



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