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Library & Information Science Schools in District of Columbia

33 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Library & Information Science major is the 116th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in District of Columbia

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 33

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a library science major is more popular with women than with men.

Library & Information Science Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 75.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Library & Information Science Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in District of Columbia

21,250 people in the state and 599,610 in the nation are employed in jobs related to library science.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in District of Columbia

In this state, library science grads earn an average of $85,330. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,956 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,100 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%.

Library & Information Science Careers in DC

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Librarians 8% $81,770
Archivists 5% $74,410
Managers 3% $141,320

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