64
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

St. John's University / Division of Library and Information Science is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Management for information professionals
Master of Science (MS) Library science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees E-portfolio end-of-program assessment
Other Advanced Degrees 15 credits (five courses) including capstone course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
40
Accepted
21
Enrolled
63%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, transcripts, resume, personal statement
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.38%
Black or African American 10.94%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.56%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.56%
Unknown 1.56%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (1)
Male (3)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social justice in the information professions, teen spaces in public libraries, information organization, management, marketing and advocacy in information organizations, digital libraries
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
24,163

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. James Vorbach
Director
Email: vorbachj@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-1834
Fax: 718-990-2071