Kansas contains two schools that offer library science programs. Emporia State University, the highest-ranking library science school in KS, has a total student population of 6,314 and is the 2637th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 library science schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emporia State University comes out as the most expensive ($11,706/yr), with Allen County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,809/yr.
Library Science students from Kansas schools who go on to become library science professors, librarians, library scientistss, library and information science professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,940 people working as library science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,270. Also, Library technicians make on average $31,060 per year and there are about 111,390 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 1,460 employed library technicians earning an average yearly salary of $25,550. Library science teachers in this state earn $58,930/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the library science schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from library science, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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