Master of Science in Information Studies atThe University of Texas at Austin School of Information

Course Commencement Date Aug , 2023 View all dates


18 - 24 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Master of Science in Information Studies is offered by the School of Information under The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  • This is a Master's level program with a course duration of 1.5 to 2 Years.
  • Master of Science in Information Studies (MSIS) degree offers a pathway to diverse, high-demand information careers
  • As the field of information rapidly expands within the digital age, MSIS students engage in a flexible curriculum that provides the tools necessary to study, manage, and innovate the information systems around us
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  • University Rankings
    • #41

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #67

      - QS 2022

    • #47

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #43

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #38

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 17,69,558
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,81,914
InsuranceINR 2,66,561
TransportationINR 1,34,067
BooksINR 64,299
Personal / MiscellaneousINR 2,60,843
TotalINR 12,07,684

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 82.86


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 19ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a comparable degree from a foreign academic institution
  • Comparable Degrees:- MA/MSc/MCom or Four year Bachelor's Degree
  • A grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or a comparable GPA in upper-division work-junior- and senior-level courses-and in any graduate work already completed is also required


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

English Proficiency Waiver

ELP scores will be waived if sudents possess a bachelor’s degree from India.


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • A satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE). In the
    admission-decision process, an applicant's GRE scores are judged in conjunction with his or
    her GPA. The median GRE (combined Verbal and Quantitative Aptitudes) of School of
    Information master's-level students in recent years have typically been slightly above 1250 for
    GRE's taken prior to August 1, 2011 and slightly above 312 for GRE's taken after August 1,

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Clearly and thoughtfully written statement of purpose.
  • The Statement of Purpose is a key document in your master’s application. Please address each of the following items in your statement:

    • Areas of Interest: Discuss the areas of interest that you wish to study in the MSIS program as well as identify any significant issues or problems within those areas that you would like to explore or address during your studies.
    • Background & Experience: Describe how your academic background and work experiences have prepared you for graduate studies in the field of information and why you wish to study specifically at the UT Austin iSchool.
    • Career Objective(s): Discuss your long-term career goals and how you anticipate the completion of your MSIS degree advancing your career.

    Please limit your statement of purpose to 1,000 words

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Aug , 2023

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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