Library and Information Studies

Ranked in 2013 | Library and Information Studies Rankings Methodology

An advanced degree in library and information studies is vital for future librarians who wish to work in schools, government agencies, hospitals and more. These are the top schools for a master's degree in library and information studies.

Rank School name Score
#1 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

4.6
#2 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

4.5
#3 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

4.4
#4 Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

4.3
#4 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.3
#6 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

4.0
#6 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

4.0
#8 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

3.9
#9 Simmons College

Boston, MA

3.8
#10 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

3.7
#10 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

3.7
#10 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.7
#13 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

3.6
#14 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

3.5
#15 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

3.4
#16 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

3.3
#17 University of Tennessee—​Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

3.2
#18 Kent State University

Kent, OH

3.0
#18 University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.0
#18 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

3.0
#21 University of North Texas

Denton, TX

2.9
#22 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

2.8
#22 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

2.8
#24 University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

2.7
#24 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.7

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