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: August 25th, 2022

Librarian Certification 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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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 $10,260 IN-STATE TUITION $24,735 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
$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

5,892

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

54.91%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$10,260

Out-of-State Tuition:

$24,735

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

$12,144

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

81.27%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

505

Average SAT Math Score:

480

University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI 2nd for In-State Tuition $15,004 IN-STATE TUITION $32,578 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
$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

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$42,571

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

13,971

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

68.78%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$15,004

Out-of-State Tuition:

$32,578

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

$18,638

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

75.51%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

590

Average SAT Math Score:

585

Johnson & Wales University-ProvidenceProvidence, RI 3rd for In-State Tuition $34,736 IN-STATE TUITION $34,736 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

5,090

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

62.73%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$34,736

Out-of-State Tuition:

$34,736

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

$28,582

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

86.51%

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 $38,274 IN-STATE TUITION $38,274 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

4,224

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

70.06%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$38,274

Out-of-State Tuition:

$38,274

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

$36,054

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

86.01%

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 $42,920 IN-STATE TUITION $42,920 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

2,141

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

72.29%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$42,920

Out-of-State Tuition:

$42,920

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

$33,806

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

74.62%

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 $54,388 IN-STATE TUITION $54,388 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

4,242

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

86.67%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$54,388

Out-of-State Tuition:

$54,388

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

$38,338

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

53.86%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

645

Average SAT Math Score:

640

Rhode Island School of DesignProvidence, RI 7th for In-State Tuition $54,890 IN-STATE TUITION $54,890 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

1,736

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

89.84%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$54,890

Out-of-State Tuition:

$54,890

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

$44,979

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

27.12%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

655

Average SAT Math Score:

705

Brown UniversityProvidence, RI 8th for In-State Tuition $60,696 IN-STATE TUITION $60,696 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

6,632

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

95.89%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$60,696

Out-of-State Tuition:

$60,696

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

$29,544

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

7.67%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

740

Average SAT Math Score:

760