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

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
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
82%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library 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
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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