Library Science Program

In United States, 136 schools offer Library Science program. The 2020 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Library Science program is $26,378 for undergraduate program and $26,030 for graduate programs. The average annual age after completing Library Science program is $58,385.

What is Library Science Program?

Library Science is Instructional programs that focus on the knowledge and skills required for managing and/or maintaining libraries and related information and record systems, collections and facilities for research and general use.

2020 Average Tuition for Library Science Programs

Total 136 schools offer the Library Science programs and its sub programs. We include 4-year colleges to analyze the average tuition for the Library Science program. The 2020 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Library Science program is $26,378 for undergraduate programs$26,030 for graduate programs based on out-of-state tuition rate.
2020 Library Science Programs
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate (In-State)$9,543
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$26,378
Graduate (In-State)$11,100
Graduate (Out-of-State)$26,030

Sub Major Programs and Concentrated area of Library Science

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A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of local, remote, and networked collections of information in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats and that prepares individuals for professional service as librarians and information consultants
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A program that prepares individuals to provide library and information services and programming for children and young adults. Includes instruction in information needs of children and young adults, resources and services for children and young adults, literature for youth, storytelling, multi-ethnic materials, library management, and information technology for librarians
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A program that prepares individuals to identify, manage, preserve, and make available records with long-term value for documentation, legal, research, and other purposes. Includes instruction in appraisal and collection development, information and records management, archival preservation, access systems, management of electronic records, archival outreach, and legal and ethical issues
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A program that prepares individuals to assist professional librarians and archivists. Includes instruction in principles, systems, processes, and procedures of library and archive operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloging, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; and management of books, periodicals, and other documents and records
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Any instructional program in Library Science which is not categorized in sub area
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Average Income after Completing Library Science Program

The annual average wage after completing Library Science is $58,385 and hourly $18.80. This statistics is based on the employment and wage data (May 2019) from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Next table shows the possible occupation and job list with average income having Library Science degree/certificate.
Average Income after completing Library Science Program
Occupation/Job TitleHourly WageAnnul Wage
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary$77,170
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists$29.77$61,920
Archivists$27.65$57,500
Library Technicians$17.76$36,950

Colleges Offering Library Science Program

Tuscaloosa, AL
$31,090 Tuition & Fees38,390 Students$14,968 Financial Aid203 Programs22 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Tucson, AZ
$34,667 Tuition & Fees44,097 Students$11,230 Financial Aid481 Programs15 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Conway, AR
$16,148 Tuition & Fees11,177 Students$7,909 Financial Aid126 Programs15 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Lancaster, CA
$6,980 Tuition & Fees14,239 Students$3,290 Financial Aid121 Programs23 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Los Angeles, CA
$43,003 Tuition & Fees44,537 Students$18,913 Financial Aid322 Programs18 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Santa Clarita, CA
$7,804 Tuition & Fees20,850 Students$2,724 Financial Aid103 Programs26 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
San Francisco, CA
$8,317 Tuition & Fees27,008 Students$2,624 Financial Aid189 Programs24 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
San Luis Obispo, CA
$8,898 Tuition & Fees11,024 Students$3,037 Financial Aid104 Programs29 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Pleasant Hill, CA
$8,328 Tuition & Fees20,271 Students$3,012 Financial Aid144 Programs26 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Fresno, CA
$8,264 Tuition & Fees24,366 Students$3,324 Financial Aid164 Programs27 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
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