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Library & Information Science at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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Library & Information Science at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 32,277.

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.

Pitt Library & Information Science Degrees Available

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

Pitt Library & Information Science Rankings

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in library science, making the school the #4 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Library Science Student Demographics at Pitt

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

Pitt Library & Information Science Master’s Program

67% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 33% of library science master's degrees went to men and 67% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 16% men graduate in library science each year. Pitt does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 17% more men than average.


Of the students who received a library science master's degree from Pitt, 79% 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 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a master's in library science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 26
International Students 3
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 PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

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


*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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