School of Library and Information Science Wayne State University

School of Library and Information Science Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
80%
20%
student ratio
491
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Library Services To Children And Young Adults Certificate
    • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
      Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
    • Library And Information Science Specialist's Certificate (Spec)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 181
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 34
    • * 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 311
    • Accepted 206
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 115
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline March 15th January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGraduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (if undergraduate GPA is between 2.5 and 2.99), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or graduate degree, and personal statement, resume or curriculum vitae
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE or MAT (if undergraduate GPA is between 2.5 and 2.99), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or graduate degree, and personal statement, resume or curriculum vitae
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, assistantships available through school library system

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students491
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students491
    • Part-time Percentage84%
    • Full-time Percentage16%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage36%
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLibrary services, information management issues, digital content management, library/community engagement, archives and preservation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Science

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Stephen Bajjaly

Associate Dean and Professor

Phone: 313-577-0350
Fax: 313-577-7563
Email: bajjaly@wayne.edu

Mr. Matthew Fredericks

Academic Services Officer II

Phone: 313-577-2446
Fax: 313-577-7563
Email: mfredericks@wayne.edu


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