2023 Best Library Science Doctor's Degree Schools
Finding the Best Library Science Doctor's Degree School for You
In 2020-2021, 6,538 people earned a degree or certificate in library science, making the major the #34 most popular in the United States.
Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.
Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Library Science Doctor's Degree Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 4 schools in the United States to see which doctor's degree programs offered the best educational experiences for students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.
2023 Best Library Science Doctor’s Degree Schools in the United States
Top Schools for a Doctorate in Library Science
Our analysis found Dominican University to be the best school for library science students who want to pursue a doctor’s degree in the United States. Dominican U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of River Forest.
Out of the 4 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Indiana University - Bloomington landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public college with a very large student population.
Out of the 4 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Emporia State University landed the # 3 spot on the list. ESU is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Emporia.
The excellent doctor’s degree programs at Simmons University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best library science schools in the United States. Located in the city of Boston, Simmons is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.
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Library Science Related Rankings by Major
Library Science Majors to Study
|Library & Information Science||5,950|
|Library & Archives Assisting||467|
|Other Library & Archives Assisting||121|
Most Popular Majors Related to Library Science
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||120,571|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||55,820|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.
- Read more about our ranking methodology.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to John Cummings.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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