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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School of Information and Library Science

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / School of Information and Library Science is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information and library science
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Digital curation and management
Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) Library science
Post Master Certificate (PMC) Data curation
Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) Information science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 125
Doctoral Degrees 17
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Paper or project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

303
Applied
208
Accepted
98
Enrolled
69%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th December 10th Yes
Spring deadline October 8th October 8th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 12
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

284
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.82%
Black or African American 3.87%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.17%
Unknown 4.58%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

77
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 46
Male (41)
Female (36)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information retrieval and management, digital libraries, management of information resources, archives and records management, health informatics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,986,137

Location & Contact

Address 100 Manning Hall
Campus Box 3360
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Marchionini
Dean
Email: gary@ils.unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-8363
Fax: 919-962-8071

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