Best Library Science Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Library Science degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 145 Library Science schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Library Science Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

University of California-Los Angeles offers 3 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 40 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 40 Master's degrees.

Based on 88 Reviews
2 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 2 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 16 Master's degrees.

Based on 52 Reviews
3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 2 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 62 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 62 Master's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
4 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 2 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 60 Reviews
5 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin offers 0 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 100 Reviews
6 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University offers 2 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 70 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 65 Master's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
7 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus offers 3 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 114 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 108 Master's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 3 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 252 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 243 Master's degrees, 6 Doctoral degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
9 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
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University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 6 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 129 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 129 Master's degrees.

Based on 144 Reviews
10 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin-Madison offers 2 Library Science Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 88 students graduated in the study area of Library Science with students earning 88 Master's degrees.

Based on 96 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of California-Los Angeles University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
3/5
12 : 1 41,908
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3/5
17 : 1 29,084
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
4/5
7 : 1 28,649
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
Indiana University-Bloomington Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN
3/5
23 : 1 48,514
University of Denver University of Denver Denver, CO
5/5
14 : 1 11,797
The University of Alabama The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
3/5
25 : 1 37,098
Florida State University Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
2/5
25 : 1 40,830
University at Buffalo University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
3/5
17 : 1 29,796
Catholic University of America Catholic University of America Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 6,521
Simmons College Simmons College Boston, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,662
SUNY at Albany SUNY at Albany Albany, NY
3/5
22 : 1 17,178
University of Maryland-College Park University of Maryland-College Park College Park, MD
3/5
19 : 1 38,140
University of South Carolina-Columbia University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC
3/5
20 : 1 33,724
University of Iowa University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
3/5
13 : 1 30,844
St John's University-New York St John's University-New York Queens, NY
5/5
24 : 1 20,877
University Logo University of South Florida-Main Campus Tampa, FL
2/5
22 : 1 42,067
Rutgers University-New Brunswick Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
3/5
13 : 1 49,428
Appalachian State University Appalachian State University Boone, NC
2/5
17 : 1 17,932

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