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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Information and Library Science

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University Bloomington

Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Information and Library Science is located in Bloomington, IN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Information Science/Master of Arts (MIS/MA)
Master of Public Affairs/Master of Information Science (MPA/MIS)
Master of Liberal Studies/Master of Arts (MLS/MA)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Library Science (MPA/MLS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Library Science (JD/MLS)
Master of Information Science (MIS) Information science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information science
Master of Library Science (MLS) Library science
Specialist in Library and Information Science (Sp LIS) Library and information science
(Graduate Certificate) Information architecture

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 87
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for applicants whose previous undergraduate degree GPA was below 3.0 or previous graduate degree GPA was below 3.2)
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

943
Applied
585
Accepted
73
Enrolled
62%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th December 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for applicants whose previous undergraduate degree GPA was below 3.0 or previous graduate degree GPA was below 3.2)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, resume, personal statement (500 words minimum), transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, personal statement (800-1000 words), writing sample, transcripts, 3 letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

203
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.94%
Black or African American 0.99%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.94%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 19
Male (14)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Scholarly communication, interface design, library and management policy, computer-mediated communication, information retrieval, documentation, web analysis, e-business, information architecture, social informatics, virtual groups and online communities, online deviant behaviors, knowledge sharing, indexing, philosophy of information, information policy, resource management, research methods digital humanities, digital libraries, semantic web, digital preservation, natural language processing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1320 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN  47405-3907
United States
Contact Dr. John Walsh
Interim Director of Graduate Programs
Email: jawalsh@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-856-0707

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