West Virginia Library Science Degree Programs - 2022

AKA: West Virginia Library & Information Science Programs

West Virginia Library Science Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: August 25th, 2022

Librarian Certification has analyzed data from 10 schools who offer degree programs in the field of library and information science.

Filter schools in West Virginia offering programs in Library and Information Science by program field and degree level. Rank schools based on in-state or out-of-state tuition, graduation rate, admissions rate and SAT scores.

Selecting a library science degree program can be an overwhelming process at the beginning. There is a lot of information at your fingertips, but it can be difficult to know how to weight each metric. Some of the most important numbers to most incoming freshman and outgoing seniors are tuition and graduation rate. Tuition often determines how much debt you will be burdened with upon graduation. Graduation rate is often an indicator of the quality of the institution and the resources dedicated to career services and job placement.

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Mountwest Community and Technical CollegeHuntington, WV 1st for In-State Tuition $4,464 IN-STATE TUITION $11,112 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Library and Information Science.

Part of category: Library Science and Administration.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
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.
Library and Archives Assisting.

Part of category: Library and Archives Assisting.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

1,226

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,464

Out-of-State Tuition:

$11,112

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

$7,608

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

West Virginia University Institute of TechnologyBeckley, WV 2nd for In-State Tuition $7,560 IN-STATE TUITION $18,912 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
$32,950

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

1,168

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

33.68%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,560

Out-of-State Tuition:

$18,912

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

$10,095

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

55.12%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

515

Average SAT Math Score:

500

Shepherd UniversityShepherdstown, WV 3rd for In-State Tuition $7,784 IN-STATE TUITION $18,224 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

Public

Total Enrollment

2,479

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

49.4%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,784

Out-of-State Tuition:

$18,224

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

$10,983

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

97.7%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Marshall UniversityHuntington, WV 4th for In-State Tuition $8,512 IN-STATE TUITION $19,366 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
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$28,814
Master's Degree
$41,397
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

  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

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

7,595

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

49.01%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,512

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,366

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

$8,351

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

89.25%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

535

Average SAT Math Score:

508

West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV 5th for In-State Tuition $8,976 IN-STATE TUITION $25,320 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
  • Doctoral Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
$32,950
Master's Degree
$43,218
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data
First Professional 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

Public

Total Enrollment

19,669

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

60.17%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,976

Out-of-State Tuition:

$25,320

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

$13,355

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

83.89%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

570

Average SAT Math Score:

560

Alderson Broaddus UniversityPhilippi, WV 6th for In-State Tuition $29,220 IN-STATE TUITION $29,220 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

756

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

34.77%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$29,220

Out-of-State Tuition:

$29,220

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

$20,683

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

52.76%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

480

Average SAT Math Score:

470

Davis & Elkins CollegeElkins, WV 7th for In-State Tuition $29,960 IN-STATE TUITION $29,960 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

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

Degree Levels Offered

  • 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

702

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

39.69%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$29,960

Out-of-State Tuition:

$29,960

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

$18,230

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

69.05%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Bethany CollegeBethany, WV 8th for In-State Tuition $30,840 IN-STATE TUITION $30,840 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

564

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

33.96%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$30,840

Out-of-State Tuition:

$30,840

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

$10,030

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

91.84%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

490

Average SAT Math Score:

480

University of CharlestonCharleston, WV 9th for In-State Tuition $32,200 IN-STATE TUITION $32,200 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.

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

Degree Levels Offered

  • 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

2,075

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

48.33%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$32,200

Out-of-State Tuition:

$32,200

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

$23,381

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

61.48%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

565

Average SAT Math Score:

508

West Virginia Wesleyan CollegeBuckhannon, WV 10th for In-State Tuition $32,252 IN-STATE TUITION $32,252 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

977

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

50.74%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$32,252

Out-of-State Tuition:

$32,252

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

$21,113

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

65.72%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

500

Average SAT Math Score:

485