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Library & Information Science at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

If you are interested in studying library and information science, you may want to check out the program at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Kutztown University is located in Kutztown, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 8,195. In 2019, 5 library science majors received their bachelor's degree from Kutztown University.

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.

Kutztown University Library & Information Science Degrees Available

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

Kutztown University Library & Information 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 & Information 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 Focused Library & Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 6
Most Focused Library & Information Science Schools 48
Most Popular Library & Information Science Master’s Degree Schools 59

In 2019, 8 students received their master’s degree in library science from Kutztown University. This makes it the #59 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 & Information Science Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 5 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Library & Information Science from Kutztown University in 2018-2019, 40% were men and 60% were 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 & Information 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 & Information 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 & Information Science Master’s Program

75% Women
Of the 8 students who earned a master's degree in Library & Information Science from Kutztown University in 2018-2019, 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 & Information 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 & Information 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.

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 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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