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Library & Information Science Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 176 students earned their Library Science degrees in WI.

In terms of popularity, Library & Information Science is the 102nd most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 168
Associate’s Degree 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

In Wisconsin, a library science major is more popular with women than with men.

Library & Information Science Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 86.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.8%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Library & Information Science Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in Wisconsin

There are 14,530 people in the state and 599,610 people in the nation working in library science jobs.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in Wisconsin

Library Science grads earn an average of $57,330 in the state and $61,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Wisconsin that offer library science degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

In their early career, UWM grads earn an average salary of $36,300. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,661. The full-time teacher rate is 65%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,924 Total Students

A typical student attending CVTC will pay a net price of $10,711. 48% of the teachers are full time. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Library & Information Science Careers in WI

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Archivists 14% $48,020
Managers 13% $75,630
Librarians 5% $55,940

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