Library Science Program

In United States, 136 schools offer Library Science program. The 2022 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Library Science program is $26,955 for undergraduate program and $26,139 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.

2022 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 2022 average tuition & fees of colleges offering Library Science program is $26,955 for undergraduate programs$26,139 for graduate programs based on out-of-state tuition rate.
2022 Library Science Programs
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate (In-State)$9,660
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$26,955
Graduate (In-State)$11,185
Graduate (Out-of-State)$26,139

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 & Fees37,840 Students$13,788 Financial Aid203 Programs20 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Tucson, AZ
$37,258 Tuition & Fees45,601 Students$12,861 Financial Aid481 Programs15 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Conway, AR
$16,433 Tuition & Fees10,335 Students$8,294 Financial Aid126 Programs15 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Lancaster, CA
$6,980 Tuition & Fees12,057 Students$3,451 Financial Aid121 Programs24 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Los Angeles, CA
$43,012 Tuition & Fees44,589 Students$16,180 Financial Aid322 Programs18 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Santa Clarita, CA
$8,682 Tuition & Fees20,573 Students$2,966 Financial Aid103 Programs27 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
San Francisco, CA
$8,704 Tuition & Fees19,707 Students$3,533 Financial Aid189 Programs22 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
San Luis Obispo, CA
$8,702 Tuition & Fees10,093 Students$3,016 Financial Aid104 Programs27 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Pleasant Hill, CA
$9,012 Tuition & Fees18,693 Students$2,966 Financial Aid144 Programs25 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio
Fresno, CA
$8,504 Tuition & Fees22,278 Students$3,712 Financial Aid164 Programs25 to 1 Students to Fmajor-listty Ratio