Rhode Island Library Science Degree Programs - 2024

AKA: Rhode Island Library & Information Science Programs

Rhode Island Library Science Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted
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by LibrarianCertification.com Staff

Updated: November 3rd, 2023

LibrarianCertification.com has analyzed data from 8 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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Data Source:

Dept. of Education - 2024

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Library Science Schools in Rhode Island

Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RI 1st for In-State Tuition $10,702 IN-STATE TUITION $25,900 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

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

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$37,920
Master's Degree
$55,234

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

5,128

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

54.21%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$10,702

Out-of-State Tuition:

$25,900

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

$10,986

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

84.83%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI 2nd for In-State Tuition $15,332 IN-STATE TUITION $33,354 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

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

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$28,914
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
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$42,571
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

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

13,850

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

69.94%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$15,332

Out-of-State Tuition:

$33,354

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

$19,925

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

76.46%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

600

Average SAT Math Score:

590

Johnson & Wales University-ProvidenceProvidence, RI 3rd for In-State Tuition $36,324 IN-STATE TUITION $36,324 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
$34,222

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

4,591

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

63.86%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$36,324

Out-of-State Tuition:

$36,324

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

$29,879

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

88.42%

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 $39,594 IN-STATE TUITION $39,594 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
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelor's 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

4,090

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

67.7%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$39,594

Out-of-State Tuition:

$39,594

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

$37,384

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

90.98%

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 $44,200 IN-STATE TUITION $44,200 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

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

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor'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

2,140

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

78.14%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$44,200

Out-of-State Tuition:

$44,200

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

$34,293

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

73.43%

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 $55,988 IN-STATE TUITION $55,988 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
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelor's 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

4,141

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

87.33%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$55,988

Out-of-State Tuition:

$55,988

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

$36,611

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

57.98%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

620

Average SAT Math Score:

605

Rhode Island School of DesignProvidence, RI 7th for In-State Tuition $56,290 IN-STATE TUITION $56,290 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
$35,493

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

2,044

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

90.11%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$56,290

Out-of-State Tuition:

$56,290

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

$44,371

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

18.68%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

670

Average SAT Math Score:

725

Brown UniversityProvidence, RI 8th for In-State Tuition $62,304 IN-STATE TUITION $62,304 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
$47,830

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

7,125

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

96.29%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$62,304

Out-of-State Tuition:

$62,304

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

$26,308

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

5.51%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

745

Average SAT Math Score:

770