Los Angeles, CA
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 10
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library And Information Science Certificate [Library Science ]
    • Information Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Information Studies ]
    • Moving Image Archive Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Archives/Archival Administration]
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Library and Information Sciences (MBA/MLIS)
      Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
    • Informatics Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) [Information Studies ]
    • Archival Studies Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) [Archives/Archival Administration]
    • Rare Books, Print And Visual Culture Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
    • Library Studies Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) [Information Studies ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 40
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted and professional portfolio
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required and oral and written qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 156
    • Accepted 93
    • Acceptance Rate 59
    • Enrolled 47
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 10th December 10th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, previous course work in statistics
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, previous course work in statistics, 2 samples of research writing in English
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 560 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 10
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students125
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students125
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student2%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage65%
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDigital libraries, archives and electronic records, interface design, cultural informatics, preservation/conservation, access
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Information Studies

Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
University of California, Los Angeles

2320A Moore Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521
United States

Dr. Jonathan Furner


Phone: 310-825-8799
Email: furner@gseis.ucla.edu

Ms. Susan Abler

Student Affairs Officer

Phone: 310-825-5269
Fax: 310-206-4460
Email: abler@gseis.ucla.edu

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