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University of Michigan School of Information


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Student enrollment (as of Fall 2023)

BSI students: 446
MSI students: 587
MHI students: 88
MADS students: 594
PhD students: 133
Total: 1,848

Health Informatics certificate: 28
XR certificate: 5

Non-UMSI students with UMSI Minors (270 total students):

  • Social Media Analysis & Design: 33 
  • User Experience Design: 237 


  • AHN: 20%*
  • International: 35%

*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: 80 (as of Fall 2023)

Tuition (2023-24)

BSI program

  • $9,529 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $30,905 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MSI program 

  • $13,596 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $27,360 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MHI program 

  • $16,895 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $27,864 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MADS program (part-time online degree)

  • $1,240 for first credit hour for Michigan residents; $1,055 for additional credits
  • $1,592 for first credit hour for non-Michigan residents; $1,407 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

11,201 (as of Fall 2023)

Research expenditures

$8,455,843 (FY 2022-23)

Career stats

  • 95% of 2022 graduates report high levels of job satisfaction
  • BSI average salary: $88K
  • MSI average salaries: $109K (private sector), $60K (public sector)
  • MHI average salary: $86K
  • MADS average salary: $122K

View detailed employment results for our degree 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.