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University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Information Studies

Los Angeles, CA

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Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Department of Information Studies is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Library and Information Sciences (MBA/MLIS)
Master of Library and Information Science/Master of Arts (MLIS/MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information studies
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Rare books, print and visual culture
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Library studies
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Informatics
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Archival studies
Master of Arts (MA) Moving image archive studies
(Certificate) Library and information science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Professional portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

156
Applied
93
Accepted
47
Enrolled
60%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 10th December 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Previous course work in statistics, 2 samples of research writing in English

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 87
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

125
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.8%
Black or African American 5.6%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.6%
Asian 15.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.8%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 8
Male (7)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital libraries, archives and electronic records, interface design, cultural informatics, preservation/conservation, access
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2320A Moore Hall
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1521
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan Furner
Professor/Chair
Email: furner@gseis.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-8799

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