School of Library and Information Science Kent State University

School of Library and Information Science Kent State University

Kent, OH
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
74%
26%
student ratio
841
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Library and Information Sciences (MBA/MLIS)
      Master of Education/Master of Library and Information Science (M Ed/MLIS)
    • Library And Information Science Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) [school library media]
    • Information Architecture And Knowledge Management Master of Science (MS) [health informatics]
      Master of Science (MS) [knowledge management]
      Master of Science (MS) [user experience design]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 294
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 269
    • Accepted 216
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 175
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts, and writing sample, personal interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score of 600 paper-based, 100 iBT), IELTS (minimum score of 7.0), Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 85), or PTE (minimum score of 68)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students841
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students841
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Full-time Percentage25%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Science

Kent State University

PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
United States

Dr. Kendra Albright

Director and Professor

Phone: 330-672-8535
Email: kalbrig7@kent.edu

Dr. Karen Gracy

Graduate Co-Coordinator/Associate Professor

Phone: 330-672-2782
Email: kgracy@kent.edu

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