About MLIS Students

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About our MLIS Students

Student Demographics: 81% female, 19% male, 27% traditionally underrepresented populations, 61% study on-campus, 39% study online; Matriculation: 2.3 years average time to degree; Retention Rates: 93.6% after 1 year, 85.5% after 2 years; Admissions: 3.6 average undergraduate GPA for admitted students, 82% acceptance rate

2016 About Our MLIS Students

University Graduate Program Profiles

For more recent information about iSchool and UMD students, including enrollment, degrees granted, retention rates, and more, please reference, reports.umd.edu.

MLIS Learning Outcomes

MLIS Program learning outcomes are reported biennially to the Graduate School. Reports since the 2013 reaccreditation of the MLIS program are below. 

MLIS Student Ambassadors

MLIS Student Ambassadors are available to speak with or answer questions from prospective or admitted students. If you have questions about the MLIS program, course content, or what it’s like to be a student at the University of Maryland, consider reaching out to the MLIS Student Ambassadors!

To contact an MLIS Student Ambassador, email Erin Zerhusen, MLIS Program Manager with a brief description of your inquiry and she will connect you to the best student to answer your questions.