The UT School of Information provides the following data in compliance with the Committee on Accreditation requirements to provide evidence of “programmatic performance and student achievement,” (CHEA 2018 standard 11B1).

Retention:

Academic Year Cohort Year Cohort Size Students Graduated Students Enrolled Students Other
2014 2004 349 321 0 28
2015 2005 112 95 1 16
2016 2006 124 106 1 17
Total   585 522 2 61

Graduation rates:

Academic Year

Cohort Year

Cohort Size

Students Graduated

% Graduated

2014

2004

349

321

92.00%

2015

2005

112

95

84.80%

2016

2006

124

106

85.50%

Total

585

522

89.20%

Time to degree:

Academic Year

Degrees Awarded

Average Semesters Enrolled

Average Academic Years

2014

96

6

2.5

2015

85

5

2.4

2016

76

5

2.4

Totals

257

5

2.4

Placement:

The School of Information Career Development Office conducts employment surveys of graduates to track placement and salary. Placement rates remain strong for iSchool graduates, who pursue a wide range of positions as information professionals.

Academic Year

Respondents

Employment (full-time, part-time or PhD program)

2015

85

84%

2016

64

88%

2017

66

78%

Percentage of full-time students:

Academic Year

Students Enrolled

Full-time Students Enrolled

% Full-time Students Enrolled

2014

214

158

73.80%

2015

197

146

74.10%

2016

214

168

78.50%

Total

625

472

75.50%

Institutional Support

In terms of funding, nearly 49% of full-time students in 2016 received some form of institutional support. Of those, 96.3% received support greater than $1,000. Overall, School of information students received a total of $985,770.66 in funding via tuition waivers, scholarships, TAships/GRAships, and tuition reduction benefits.

Academic Year

Full-time Students Enrolled

Full-time Students with Support

Institutional Support

Average Support per Supported Student

2016

168

82

$939,407

$11,456

Percentage of full-time students with financial support:

Academic Year

Full-time Students Enrolled

Full-time Students Enrolled with Institutional Support

Full-time Students with >$1000 Support

% Full-time Students with >$1000 Support

2016

168

82

79

96.30%

MS in Information Studies Students 2017-2018

 

Number of Students

Total value

Tuition Waivers

64

$480,883.75

Scholarships and Tuition Support

66

$147,481.66

TA/AI/GA/GRA Stipends

37

$262,821.25

Tuition Reduction Benefits

14

$94,584.00

TOTAL

181

$985,770.66

Student Enrollment

Academic Year

Students Enrolled

2014

158

2015

146

2016

168

Total

472

MSIS Careers Information

2016 Employment Report

Employers and Titles

Job Search Tips

NOTE: Data (other than career placement) provided by the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School.

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