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The Catholic University of America

Department of Library and Information Science

Washington, DC

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Overview

The Catholic University of America / Department of Library and Information Science is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Library Science/Master of Arts (MSLS/MA)
Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Library Science (JD/MSLS)
Master of Science in Library Science/Master of Science (MSLS/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
43
Accepted
26
Enrolled
90%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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

84
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 11.9%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 9.52%
Unknown 1.19%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital collections, library and information science education, information design and architecture, information system design and evaluation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Youngok Choi
Chair
Email: choiy@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5877

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