Minimum Admissions Requirements
: Students seeking to do graduate work at the School of Library and Information Sciences must be formally admitted to the School by the Dean. The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree (or the equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree) from an accredited institution. The requirements for admission to the graduate programs in Library and Information Sciences are:
Required Standardized Test
- An undergraduate degree with at least 90 semester hours of liberal arts courses
- A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 for all undergraduate academic work
- A copy of the Graduate Record Examination scores, Graduate Management Admission Test scores (joint MBA/MIS applicants only), or the Law School Admission Test scores (joint JD/MLS applicants only)
: GRE. (LSAT accepted for students in the joint JD/MLS program.)
All applicants must have taken the Graduate Record Examination, the Graduate Management Admission Test (joint MBA/MIS applicants only), or the Law School Admission Test (joint JD/MLS applicants only) within the past five years. Official reports of scores must be sent to us by Educational Testing Service.
- Two positive letters of recommendation
Additional Admissions Criteria: None
Application Deadline: Credentials should be submitted prior to the deadline for the academic semester in which admission is sought (May 1 for Fall admission and October 1 for Spring admission).