Fast Facts about UMSI

Degrees

Student enrollment (2017-18 academic year)

BSI: 259
MSI students: 443
MHI students: 79
Health Informatics certificate: 24
PhD students: 68

Faculty

Core/active: 59
Adjunct or affiliated: 31

Tuition

BSI program (2017-2018):

  • $8,184 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $25,578 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MSI program (2017-2018):

  • $11,184 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  •  $22,578 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

MHI program (2017-2018):

  • $13,918 per term (full-time) for Michigan residents
  • $22,996 per term (full-time) for non-Michigan residents

PhD program: Students accepted into the PhD program receive four years of funded tuition from the School of Information.

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

UMSI active alumni

8,468 (as of June 2017)

Areas of Interest

  • Data Science / Data Analytics / Computational Social Science
  • Library and Information Science / Archives and Records Management / Preservation of Information
  • User Experience Research and Design / Human Computer Interaction / Social Computing

Research expenditures

$2.783 million (FY 2015-16)

Ranking

As a result of hard work by our faculty and staff, UMSI enjoys top national rankings in many academic areas. (1)

Career stats

  • 98% of our graduate students report finding employment in their field of choice.
  • Our masters' students earn the highest average starting salaries of any graduate program in certain areas of study. (2)

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.

U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings, 2014: #1 Information Systems, #1 Archives and Preservation, #4 Library and Information Studies, #4 Digital Librarianship, #4 Health Librarianship. Note: Established ranking systems do not exist for all programs or specializations

Library Journal Placements and Salaries Survey, December 2014

Unless otherwise specified, facts are current as of fall 2017.