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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Library and information science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Library and information science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 54
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT, MCAT, LSAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT, MCAT, LSAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

122
Applied
108
Accepted
59
Enrolled
89%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT, MCAT, LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT, MAT, MCAT, LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

97
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.12%
Black or African American 3.09%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.03%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 3
Male (5)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data and information, archives and data preservation, information and society, children and youth services, research data management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 135 North Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Bruce R. Childers
Chair
Email: childers@cs.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-8414
Fax: 421-624-5231

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