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Library & Information Science at LIU Post

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Library & Information Science at LIU Post

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

LIU Post is located in Brookville, New York and has a total student population of 15,066.

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.

LIU Post Library & Information Science Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science

LIU Post Library & Information Science Rankings

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Library Science Student Demographics at LIU Post

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the library science majors at LIU Post.

LIU Post Library & Information Science Master’s Program

65% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 46 students graduated with a master's degree in library science from LIU Post. About 35% were men and 65% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 16% men graduate in library science each year. LIU Post does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 19% more men than average.


Of the students who received a library science master's degree from LIU Post, 57% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the library science master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 28% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 26
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

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 NY, the home state for LIU Post.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Librarians 12,690 $68,520
Archivists 1,170 $56,270
Library Science Professors 450 $84,610


*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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