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School of Library and Information Science Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 78%22%
    student ratio
  • 484
    total students
  • $9,975 | $28,808
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 61%
    acceptance rate
  • 19 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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)
    • Archival Administration Certificate
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Information Management For Librarians Certificate
    • General Librarianship Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Information Science Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • References Services Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Urban Libraries Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Organization Of Information Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Health Sciences Librarianship Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Law Librarianship Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Special Libraries Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • School Library Media Specialist Endorsement Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Public Libraries Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Academic Libraries Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Records Management 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 179
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 42
    • * 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

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 275
    • Accepted 168
    • Acceptance Rate 61
    • Enrolled 109
  • 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 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
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$9,975
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,808
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,295.00
    • 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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students484
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students484
    • Part-time Percentage77%
    • Full-time Percentage23%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty30
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%

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 I

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



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