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Library Science at University of Southern Mississippi

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Southern Miss ranks in comparison to other schools with library science programs.

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Library Science Degrees Available at Southern Miss

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science

Southern Miss Library Science Rankings

The library science major at Southern Miss is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Library Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Library Science 3
Most Popular Online Library Science Schools 3
Most Focused Colleges for Library Science 8

Popularity of Library Science at Southern Miss

During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of Southern Mississippi handed out 20 bachelor's degrees in library science. Due to this, the school was ranked #3 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 25% over the previous year when 16 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 54 students received their master’s degree in library science from Southern Miss. This makes it the #35 most popular school for library science master’s degree candidates in the country.

Southern Miss Library Science Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the library science majors at University of Southern Mississippi.

Southern Miss Library Science Bachelor’s Program

Of the 20 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in library science from Southern Miss in 2019, 10% were men and 90% were women.

Southern Miss Gender Breakdown of Library Science Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Southern Miss are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 90% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor's in library science.

Ethnic Diversity of Library Science Majors at University of Southern Mississippi
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Southern Miss Library Science Master’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in library science from Southern Miss. About 13% were men and 87% were women.

Southern Miss Gender Breakdown of Library Science Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Southern Miss are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 80% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Southern Mississippi with a master's in library science.

Ethnic Diversity of Library Science Majors at University of Southern Mississippi
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 43
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Library Science Majors

Library Science students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Library & Information Science 74

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 354
Psychology 203
Communication & Journalism 97
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 94
Social Sciences 81

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