iSchool Retains #4 Ranking for Library and Information Science Schools

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The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University remains ranked No. 4 among 51 library and information science schools in the U.S. News and World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools Rankings, released today.

Syracuse iSchool Retains No. 4 U.S. News and World Report Ranking

The iSchool also ranked second for information systems, fourth in school library media, and fourth in digital librarianship in the library and information science category specialization rankings. 

Full rankings information is available on the U.S. News and World Report website.

“The iSchool at Syracuse is very proud to remain a highly ranked program,” said iSchool Dean Elizabeth D. Liddy. “We have always been known as a top technical LIS program, and this year’s rankings again confirm this with a strong showing among the different specializations.”

“I am proud of the education we provide here at Syracuse, and appreciate the well-deserved recognition generated by these rankings,” Liddy continued. “Graduates of our programs are recognized as professionals in their field who have the insight and expertise to accomplish the goals of the organization in which they work – be it a library, an established company, an information-based start-up, a government agency, or a not-for-profit organization.”

This year, U.S. News ranked 51 U.S.-based master's degree programs in library and information science accredited by the American Library Association. The rankings are based on the results of a survey sent to each program's dean, director and a senior faculty member.

In addition to today’s published rankings, the iSchool is also ranked ranked No. 17 for best online degree programs for graduate computer information technology, and No. 6 in information technology programs for veterans.