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Library & Information Science at Catholic University of America

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Library & Information Science at Catholic University of America

If you plan to study library and information science, take a look at what Catholic University of America has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CUA is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 5,366 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Library & Information Science section at the bottom of this page.

CUA Library & Information Science Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science

CUA Library & Information Science Rankings

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Library Science Student Demographics at CUA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the library science majors at Catholic University of America.

CUA Library & Information Science Master’s Program

69% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 31% of library science master's degrees went to men and 69% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 16% men graduate in library science each year. CUA does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 14% more men than average.


Of the students who received a library science master's degree from CUA, 81% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Catholic University of America with a master's in library science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 29
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Careers That Library Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in library science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Catholic University of America.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Managers 19,910 $147,460
Librarians 1,120 $85,330
Archivists 220 $74,860


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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