Rhode Island Library Science Degree Programs - 2022

AKA: Rhode Island Library & Information Science Programs

Rhode Island Library Science Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: February 18th, 2022

Librarian Certification has analyzed data from 9 schools who offer degree programs in the field of library and information science.

Filter schools offering Library and Information Science degree programs in Rhode Island by field and degree level. Additionally, rank schools by in-state and out-of-state tuition, admission rate, SAT scores (if applicable) and graduation rate.

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Dept. of Education - 2022

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RI 1st for In-State Tuition $8,929 IN-STATE TUITION $21,692 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$39,369
Master's Degree
$54,869

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

6,480

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

51.69%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,929

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,692

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$10,523

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

73.46%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

505

Average SAT Math Score:

490

University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI 2nd for In-State Tuition $14,138 IN-STATE TUITION $30,862 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$33,687
Post-baccalaureate Certificate
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Library and Information Science.

Part of category: Library Science and Administration.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$43,798

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Children and Youth Library Services.
  • Archives/Archival Administration.
  • Library Science and Administration, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

13,743

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

65.02%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$14,138

Out-of-State Tuition:

$30,862

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$20,334

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

69.48%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

580

Average SAT Math Score:

575

Johnson & Wales University-ProvidenceProvidence, RI 3rd for In-State Tuition $32,441 IN-STATE TUITION $32,441 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

6,569

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

58.18%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$32,441

Out-of-State Tuition:

$32,441

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$26,880

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

91%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Roger Williams UniversityBristol, RI 4th for In-State Tuition $34,522 IN-STATE TUITION $34,522 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
$41,087
Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

4,347

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

64.33%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$34,522

Out-of-State Tuition:

$34,522

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$36,142

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

86.09%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Salve Regina UniversityNewport, RI 5th for In-State Tuition $40,150 IN-STATE TUITION $40,150 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,996

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

68.75%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$40,150

Out-of-State Tuition:

$40,150

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$31,816

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

76.17%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Providence CollegeProvidence, RI 6th for In-State Tuition $50,528 IN-STATE TUITION $50,528 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Master's Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

4,079

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

83.76%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$50,528

Out-of-State Tuition:

$50,528

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$38,990

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

48.97%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

640

Average SAT Math Score:

645

Rhode Island School of DesignProvidence, RI 7th for In-State Tuition $50,960 IN-STATE TUITION $50,960 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$33,993

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,994

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

90.51%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$50,960

Out-of-State Tuition:

$50,960

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$42,484

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

23.87%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

645

Average SAT Math Score:

665

Brown UniversityProvidence, RI 8th for In-State Tuition $55,466 IN-STATE TUITION $55,466 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$48,432

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

6,752

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

96.19%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$55,466

Out-of-State Tuition:

$55,466

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$31,685

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

7.67%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

730

Average SAT Math Score:

755

Roger Williams University School of LawBristol, RI 9th for In-State Tuition N/A IN-STATE TUITION N/A OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

Part of category: Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data

Field listing may be listed due to the school having programs in the following fields:

  • Latin Teacher Education.
  • Geography Teacher Education.
  • Speech Teacher Education.
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education.
  • Physics Teacher Education.
  • History Teacher Education.
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education.
  • German Language Teacher Education.
  • French Language Teacher Education.
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
  • Chemistry Teacher Education.
  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Computer Teacher Education.
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education.
  • Technical Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Social Science Teacher Education.
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Mathematics Teacher Education.
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education.
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
  • Health Teacher Education.
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education.
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
  • Driver and Safety Teacher Education.
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
  • Art Teacher Education.
  • Agricultural Teacher Education.
  • Psychology Teacher Education.
  • Earth Science Teacher Education.
  • Environmental Education.
  • Communication Arts and Literature Teacher Education.
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

Not enough data

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Out-of-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

Not enough data

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A