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Library Science at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

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

Kutztown University is located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 8,195. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in library science from Kutztown University.

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

Kutztown University Library Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science

Kutztown University Library Science Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the library science progam at Kutztown University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The library science major at Kutztown University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Library Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Library Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5
Most Focused Library Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 6
Most Focused Library Science Schools 59
Most Popular Library Science Schools 78

In 2019, 8 students received their master’s degree in library science from Kutztown University. This makes it the #61 most popular school for library science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Library Science Student Demographics at Kutztown University

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

Kutztown University Library Science Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The library science program at Kutztown University awarded 5 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 40% of these degrees went to men with the other 60% going to women. The typical library science bachelor's degree program is made up of only 17% men. So male students are more repesented at Kutztown University since its program graduates 23% more men than average.

Kutztown University Gender Breakdown of Library Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in library science at Kutztown University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Library Science Majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Kutztown University Library Science Master’s Program

75% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 students graduated with a master's degree in library science from Kutztown University. About 25% were men and 75% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 17% men graduate in library science each year. Kutztown University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.

Kutztown University Gender Breakdown of Library Science Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a library science master's degree from Kutztown University, 100% 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 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a master's in library science.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Library Science Majors at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Kutztown University also has a doctoral program available in library science. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Library Science

Library Science majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Library & Information Science 13

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 PA, the home state for Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Librarians 4,820 $57,530
Library Technicians 2,340 $34,510
Library Science Professors 350 $75,290
Archivists 250 $52,800

References

*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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