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The Information School University of Washington

  • Seattle, WA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 69%31%
    student ratio
  • 591
    total students
  • $5,539 | $14,376
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 45%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Information Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Library And Information Science Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Information Management Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 227
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,173
    • Accepted 538
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 256
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, MLT (minimum score 90)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,539
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,376
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$390.00
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, graduate assistantships (14 awards averaging $15,401)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students591
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students591
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty65
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman/computer interaction, information policy and ethics, knowledge organization, information literacy and access, data science, information assurance and cyber security, digital youth, information architecture, project management, systems analyst, user experience design
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$0

Location & Contact

The Information School

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195
United States

Dr. Harry Bruce

Dean

Phone: 206-616-0985
Email: harryb@uw.edu

Ms. Kari Brothers

Admissions Counselor

Phone: 206-616-5541
Fax: 206-616-3152
Email: kari683@uw.edu



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