School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
477
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
3 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Post-Master's Certificate
      Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
      Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS)
      Master of Science in Telecommunications (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 227
    • Doctoral Degrees 20
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 809
    • Accepted 633
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 285
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
    • Spring deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT, or MAT, baccalaureate degree from accredited university or college with a minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT or MAT, master's degree from accredited university or college
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesmaster's degree from accredited university or college
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students477
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students477
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDigital (cyber) scholarship, telecommunications and networking, data science, information assurance and security, social computing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Information Sciences

University of Pittsburgh

135 North Bellefield Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Ronald Larsen

Dean and Professor

Phone: 412-624-5139
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: rlarsen@sis.pitt.edu

Ms. Shabana Reza

Enrollment Manager

Phone: 412-624-3988
Fax: 412-624-5231
Email: sisinq@sis.pitt.edu


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