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University of Oklahoma

School of Library and Information Studies

Norman, OK

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Overview

University of Oklahoma / School of Library and Information Studies is located in Norman, OK, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Library and Information Sciences (MBA/MLIS)
Master of Education/Master of Library and Information Science (M Ed/MLIS)
(Graduate Certificate) Digital humanities
Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) Library and information studies
(Graduate Certificate) Archival studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Information studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
54
Accepted
48
Enrolled
93%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, transcript
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Transcripts, personal statement (for some certificates), letter of recommendation (for some certificates)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

181
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.73%
Black or African American 3.31%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.31%
Asian 1.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.55%
Two or more races 5.52%
Unknown 6.08%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family and youth technology in libraries, consumer health information, text mining, big data analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
107,620

Location & Contact

Address 401 West Brooks
Room 120
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Dr. Susan K. Burke
Director
Email: sburke@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-3921