18 August 2006


Overall Program

1. (tie) University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign and University of North
Carolina–Chapel Hill (score=4.5, 5.0=highest)

3. Syracuse University, New York (4.3)


Archives and Preservation

1. University of Texas–Austin

2. (tie) University of Maryland–College Park and University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Digital Librarianship

1. University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

2. Syracuse University, New York

3. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

Health Librarianship

1. University of Pittsburgh

2. University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill

3. (tie) University of North Texas and University of Washington

Information Systems

1. Syracuse University, New York

2. University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

3. University of Washington

Law Librarianship

1. University of Washington

2. Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

3. University of Texas–Austin

School Library Media

1. Rutgers State University–New Brunswick, New Jersey

2. University of South Carolina–Columbia

3. University of Maryland–College Park

Services for Children and Youth

1. (tie) Florida State University and University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

3. Rutgers State University–New Brunswick, New Jersey

Looked at another way

Ranked by points where first place= 3 points, second place = 2 points, and third place = 1 point)

9 points University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

8 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

6 Syracuse University, New York

5 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

4 (tie)Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; University of South Carolina-Columbia; Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

3 (tie) University of Texas-Austin; University of Maryland-College Park; University of Pittsburgh; University of Washington; Florida State University

1 University of North Texas


Ranking of 50 ALA-accredited master's degree programs in the USA based on a fall 2005 survey sent to the dean of the program, the program director, and a senior faculty member in each of program. The questionnaires asked individuals to rate the academic quality of programs at each institution as outstanding (5); strong (4); good (3); adequate (2); or marginal (1). The response rate was 51 percent.



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