Library and Information Science ALA Accreditation

The following provides achievement data for the Master of Library and Information Sciences program within the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver.  

For additional facts and figures, please see MLIS Program Achievement Data (PDF). Excerpts are included below. 

Graduation Rates

ACADEMIC YEAR COHORT: ALL STUDENTS (ON CAMPUS)

# COHORT

TWO YEARS

 

THREE YEARS

 

FOUR YEARS

 

 

 

#

%

#

%

#

%

2016-17

33

23

70%

25

76%

26

79%

2017-18

48

30

63%

37

77%

 

 

2018-19

40

19

49%

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC YEAR COHORT: STUDENTS OF COLOR (ON CAMPUS)

# COHORT

TWO YEARS

 

THREE YEARS

 

FOUR YEARS

 

 

 

#

%

#

%

#

%

2016-17

6

4

67%

6

100%

6

100%

2017-18

7

3

43%

6

86%

 

 

2018-19

12

5

45%

 

 

 

 

NOTES

  • Graduation rates are cumulative in the above charts and tables (i.e. the 23 students from the 2016-17 cohort who graduated within two years are also included in the three-year graduation rate).
  • Students of color does not include international students.
  • Graduation rates for online program students are not yet available for an entire academic year of cohorts.

Time to Degree 

GRADUATION YEAR COHORT:

ALL STUDENTS

ON CAMPUS

 

ONLINE

 

TOTAL

 
 

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

2017-18

29

1.88

 

 

29

1.88

2018-19

32

1.78

 

 

32

1.78

2019-20

28

1.94

1

1.18

29

1.91

 

 

GRADUATION YEAR COHORT:

STUDENTS OF COLOR

ON CAMPUS

 

ONLINE

 

TOTAL

 
 

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

# OF GRADS

AVG. TIME TO DEGREE

2017-18

6

2.01

 

 

6

2.01

2018-19

5

2.00

 

 

5

2.00

2019-20

9

1.81

0

0

9

1.81

NOTES

  • Time to degree data reflects students who graduated between September 1st, 2019 and August 31st, 2020.
  • The person graphic reflects a time measurement of three months (i.e. one academic quarter term).
  • N Sizes: ALL STUDENTS = 29; STUDENTS OF COLOR = 9.
  • Data reflects students graduating from both the on-campus and online programs.

Placement Data 

The following data reflect MLIS students who graduated during the academic year listed. Status and salary data were collected by the University of Denver’s Career and Professional Development Office upon graduation and up to six months’ post-graduation via a survey.

Employment Status 

 

 

2016-17

 

2017-18

 

2018-19

 

#

%

#

%

#

%

EMPLOYED FULL TIME

37

73%

21

72%

25

84%

EMPLOYED PART TIME

3

6%

4

14%

1

3%

SERVICE / MILITARY

0

0%

1

3%

0

0%

CONTINUING EDUCATION

3

6%

0

0%

3

10%

SEEKING EMPLOYMENT

0

0%

3

10%

1

3%

UNKNOWN / NON RESPONDENTS

8

16%

0

0%

0

0%

TOTAL

51

100%

29

100%

30

100%

 

Salary 

 

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

MEAN SALARY

$44,928

$42,697

$46,000

MEDIAN SALARY

$44,500

$40,000

$43,500