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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 77%23%
    student ratio
  • 194
    total students
  • $19,964 | $32,686
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 82%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library And Information Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 128
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 231
    • Accepted 190
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 187
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, bachelor's degree from accredited university; minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMLIS, MSIS with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 tuition$32,686
    • *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 Students194
    • Female Percentage77%
    • Male Percentage23%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students194
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchArchives, children's resources and services, digital libraries, cyberscholarship and citizen science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Library and Information Science Program

School of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Prof. Sheila Corrall

Chair

Phone: 412-624-9317
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: scorrall@sis.pitt.edu

Ms. Brandi Belleau

Student Services Specialist

Phone: 412-648-3108
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: lisinq@sis.pitt.edu



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