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University of Michigan School of Information


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Student enrollment (as of Fall 2022)

BSI students: 380
MSI students: 590
MHI students: 76
MADS students: 626
PhD students: 131
Total: 1,803

Health Informatics certificate: 28
XR certificate: 12


  • AHN: 15.5%*
  • International: 37%

*AHN: Includes domestic students who identify as African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, and/or Native American/Alaskan Native/Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; or multiracial including one of these racial or ethnic groups. Count is unique individuals.


Core faculty: 74 (as of Fall 2022)

Tuition (2022-23)

BSI program

  • $9,252 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $29,440 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MSI program 

  • $12,947 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $26,062 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MHI program 

  • $16,091 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $26,542 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MADS program (part-time online degree)

  • $1,191 for first credit hour for Michigan residents; $1,006 for additional credits
  • $1,526 for first credit hour for non-Michigan residents; $1,341 for additional credits

PhD program: Students accepted into the PhD program are fully funded by the School of Information.

The U-M Registrar maintains detailed information about tuition and fees.

UMSI active alumni

10,190 (as of Fall 2022)

Research expenditures

$7,423,940 (FY 2021-22)

Career stats

  • 93% of 2021 graduates are working in their field of choice
  • 92% of 2021 graduates report high levels of job satisfaction
  • BSI average salary: $80K
  • MSI average salaries: $96K (private sector), $57K (public sector)
  • MHI average salaries: $88K (private sector), $80K (public sector)
  • MADS average salaries: $107K (US-based), $98K (international-based)

View detailed employment results for our BSI, MSI and MHI programs

ALA accreditation

The School of Information has one of the American Library Association’s longest continually accredited programs. It first received accreditation in 1926/27 and most recently in 2017. The Master of Science in Information program at University of Michigan School of Information is accredited by the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, with the status of Continued accreditation. The next comprehensive review visit is scheduled for Spring 2024.

Read the 2017 ALA self-study report.

*Library Journal Placements and Salaries Survey, December 2019

Unless otherwise specified, facts are current as of fall 2020.