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Information Science and Technology Program School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 33%67%
    student ratio
  • 209
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 85%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Information Science Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [telecommunications]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [information science]
    • Information Science And Technology Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 66
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 429
    • Accepted 367
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 101
  • 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 July 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st June 15th Yes
    • Spring deadline March 15th December 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; course work in structured programming language, and statistics, mathematics
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree; minimum QPA of 3.3; course work in statistics or mathematics, programming, cognitive psychology, and systems analysis and design, data structures database management
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesmaster's degree in information science, telecommunications, or related field
    • 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 fees$740.00
    • 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 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 Students209
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students209
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAdaptive Web systems, systems analysis and design, geoinformatics, database and Web systems, information assurance and security
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Information Science and Technology Program

School of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Peter Brusilovsky

Program Chair

Phone: 412-624-9404
Fax: 421-624-5231
Email: peterb@sis.pitt.edu

Ms. Shabana Reza

Student Recruiting Coordinator

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



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