The iSchool at Illinois makes a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals through teaching, research, and public engagement. Through our multidisciplinary approach, we work beyond geographic boundaries to benefit the social good. Our strategic goals for the future address three broad areas: Advancing research that transforms our communities and the world; leading the world in education in the information sciences; and growing a culture of inclusion, both locally and globally.
A destination for success
The iSchool at Illinois leads the way in shaping the future of information. This success is the result of a commitment to research, education, and engagement and a long history of innovation. Our School consistently earns recognition as one of the best destinations—both on campus and online—for professional studies in the information sciences.
- #1 ranked MSLIS program since 1996
- A leader in online education
- Renowned faculty with interdisciplinary research interests
- A strong network of alumni professionals
Our programs and research address contemporary information issues in data science, human computer interaction, digital libraries, privacy, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, bio- and health-informatics, information literacy, cultural analytics, youth literature and services, and more.