Best Digital Librarianship Programs Comparison


A digital library or digital librarianship is one in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in digital format (as opposed to print or microform), accessible by means of computers and Web-accessible devices. The digital content may be locally held or accessed remotely via Web-based services. Here we introduce best colleges in the field of digital librarianship where University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked top and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is positioned on second place.

We briefly compare those top colleges with various factors such as tuition, admission, graduation, enrolment, and more. The full comparison for each factors with tables and charts is described at digital librarianship colleges comparison page.

General Comparison

First, we compare the best digital librarianship schools with general characteristics.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship College Overview
RankNameLocationTypePopulation
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina Public, Four or more years 29,278
2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois Public, Four or more years 44,520
3 Syracuse University Syracuse, New York Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 21,029
4 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, Michigan Public, Four or more years 43,426
5 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, Washington Public, Four or more years 43,485
6 Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 25,500
7 Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, Indiana Public, Four or more years 42,133
8 Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, New Jersey Public, Four or more years 40,434
9 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas Public, Four or more years 52,186
10 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Public, Four or more years 28,769

Admission and Acceptance Ratio Comparison

In this paragraph, we compare admission considerations between the best schools including applications fees, acceptance ratio, and application requirements.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship College Admission Comparison
Open AdmissionApplication FeeAcceptance Ratio
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill No $ 80 33.0%
(34.9%/31.7%)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign No $ 50 63.3%
(63.0%/63.8%)
Syracuse University No $ 70 51.3%
(48.0%/54.1%)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor No $ 65 36.6%
(34.0%/39.4%)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus No $ 60 58.4%
(55.5%/60.9%)
Drexel University No $ 75 74.9%
(76.1%/73.7%)
Indiana University-Bloomington No $ 55 74.4%
(73.7%/75.0%)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick No $ 65 60.9%
(58.6%/63.1%)
The University of Texas at Austin No $ 75 46.7%
(44.1%/49.1%)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus No $ 45 57.9%
(57.3%/58.4%)

Tuition Costs Comparison

Next, we compare the tuition and other costs at best Digital Librarianship colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements.

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Digital Librarianship schools at Best Digital Librarianship schools tuition comparing page.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship Schools Tuition Comparison
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-Of-StateIn-StateOut-Of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFeesTuitionFees
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $ 5,823$ 1,870$ 26,575$ 1,870 $ 7,834$ 1,855$ 23,924$ 1,855
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $ 12,603$ 2,886$ 28,230$ 2,886 $ 13,726$ 2,886$ 26,274$ 2,886
Syracuse University $ 37,610$ 1,394$ 37,610$ 1,394 $ 29,976$ 1,080$ 29,976$ 1,080
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor $ 13,625$ 194$ 40,302$ 194 $ 19,240$ 194$ 38,882$ 194
University of Washington-Seattle Campus $ 11,305$ 1,078$ 28,860$ 1,078 $ 13,280$ 1,078$ 25,690$ 1,078
Drexel University $ 36,893$ 2,290$ 36,893$ 2,290 $ 28,215$ 270$ 28,215$ 270
Indiana University-Bloomington $ 8,750$ 1,283$ 30,200$ 1,283 $ 7,726$ 1,283$ 22,512$ 1,283
Rutgers University-New Brunswick $ 10,356$ 2,717$ 23,676$ 2,717 $ 15,024$ 1,915$ 24,600$ 1,915
The University of Texas at Austin $ 9,790$ 0$ 33,128$ 0 $ 10,918$ 0$ 20,790$ 0
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus $ 15,730$ 860$ 25,420$ 860 $ 19,336$ 740$ 31,658$ 740

Grants, Scholarships, and Loans Comparison

This page contains comparison data on the number of full-time, first-time undergraduate students and all undergraduate students who receive different types of student financial aid, including grants and loans, from different sources at each best Digital Librarianship school. You can analyze and compare financial aids of the best Digital Librarianship schools with summary tables and charts. In Addition you can compare tuition and financial aids for the Digital Librarianship colleges at best Digital Librarianship school tuition comparing page.

Full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. First-time student is a student attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level. For full-time and first-time students, the financial aid reports include federal grants, Pell grants, other federal grants, state/local grants, grants from the institution, federal and non-federal student loans.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship Schools - Full-Time, First-Time Undergraduate Student Financial Aids Comparison Table
Grants or ScholarshipStudent Loan
Number ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage AmountNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Amount
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1,88847%$ 12,583 1,26031%$ 5,712
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 3,32646%$ 11,411 3,26245%$ 6,622
Syracuse University 2,37870%$ 25,371 2,03260%$ 8,583
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 3,06949%$ 13,298 2,32437%$ 6,793
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 2,03136%$ 14,178 1,79732%$ 5,527
Drexel University 2,98098%$ 16,890 1,82260%$ 10,896
Indiana University-Bloomington 3,78351%$ 10,950 2,86639%$ 7,127
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 3,33755%$ 11,392 3,65660%$ 8,042
The University of Texas at Austin 3,54150%$ 8,668 3,01843%$ 5,957
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 1,85650%$ 10,940 2,16258%$ 9,001

Enrollment Comparison

This paragraph compares the number of students enrolled in best Digital Librarianshipschools. Next table counts total students headcount by school level and attendance status. Undergraduate full-time student is a student enrolled for 12 or more semester credits , or 12 or more quarter credits, or 24 or more contact hours a week each term. For graduate students, it includes students enrolled for 9 or more semester credits, or 9 or more quarter credits, or a student involved in thesis or dissertation preparation that is considered full time by the institution.

Undergraduate part-time student is a student enrolled for either less than 12 semester or quarter credits, or less than 24 contact hours a week each term. For graduate schools, students enrolled for less than 9 semester or quarter credits are included in this table.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship Schools Enrollment Comparison by School Level/Attendance Status
UndergraduateGraduate
TotalFull-timePart-time Full-timePart-time
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 29,27817,562941 6,9363,839
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 44,52031,1181,163 9,5862,653
Syracuse University 21,02914,169629 4,6341,597
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 43,42627,046933 13,9201,527
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 43,48526,2283,247 10,9493,061
Drexel University 25,50013,0722,804 4,9374,687
Indiana University-Bloomington 42,13330,9491,422 6,3143,448
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 40,43430,0381,555 5,2933,548
The University of Texas at Austin 52,18637,0832,872 10,9071,324
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 28,76917,2561,173 7,7062,634

Graduation Rates Comparison

Next, we compare the graduation rate between best Digital Librarianship schools. The graduation Rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised cohort minus any allowable exclusions. For example, 6 years rate is applied for 4 year schools. For detail information of your desired school, follow links on the school name.

Next table shows the graduation rate by gender. the numbers in parenthesis means completers over total cohort.
Table. Best Digital Librarianship Schools Graduation Rates By Gender
AverageMenWomen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 89.36%
(3,392 / 3,796)
87.70%
(1,333 / 1,520)
90.47%
(2,059 / 2,276)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 83.96%
(6,005 / 7,152)
81.70%
(2,969 / 3,634)
86.30%
(3,036 / 3,518)
Syracuse University 81.67%
(2,487 / 3,045)
78.37%
(1,065 / 1,359)
84.34%
(1,422 / 1,686)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 90.68%
(4,857 / 5,356)
89.03%
(2,361 / 2,652)
92.31%
(2,496 / 2,704)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 80.81%
(4,270 / 5,284)
79.55%
(1,976 / 2,484)
81.93%
(2,294 / 2,800)
Drexel University 65.34%
(1,474 / 2,256)
62.22%
(825 / 1,326)
69.78%
(649 / 930)
Indiana University-Bloomington 75.33%
(5,430 / 7,208)
73.75%
(2,458 / 3,333)
76.70%
(2,972 / 3,875)
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 79.31%
(4,166 / 5,253)
76.20%
(2,068 / 2,714)
82.63%
(2,098 / 2,539)
The University of Texas at Austin 78.67%
(5,797 / 7,369)
75.69%
(2,544 / 3,361)
81.16%
(3,253 / 4,008)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 78.98%
(2,676 / 3,388)
76.88%
(1,224 / 1,592)
80.85%
(1,452 / 1,796)

Student To Fauclty Ratio Comparison

Student-to-faculty ratio is defined as total students not in graduate or professional programs divided by total instructional staff not teaching in graduate or professional programs. The student-to-faculty ratio is applicable only to institutions with undergraduate students. Next two tables compare the student-to-faculty ratio between best schools. For detail information of each school, follow the link on the school name. The ratio is calculated by dividing total number of students by total numbers of faculty. (for example, the ratio is 11.9 % for 131 students and 11 faculty members)
Table. Student to Faculty Ratio
20092010201120122013
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 7.1%7.1% 7.1%7.1% 7.1%
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 5.3%5.3% 5.3%5.0% 5.0%
Syracuse University 6.7%6.7% 6.3%6.3% 6.3%
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 8.3%8.3% 8.3%8.3% 8.3%
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 5.9%9.1% 8.3%7.7% 6.7%
Drexel University 6.7%10.0% 10.0%9.1% 7.1%
Indiana University-Bloomington 5.6%5.3% 5.3%5.3% 5.6%
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 7.1%7.1% 6.7%5.9% 7.1%
The University of Texas at Austin 5.6%5.9% 5.6%5.6% 5.6%
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 6.7%6.7% 7.1%7.1% 7.1%

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