University of Washington Information School

  • WA

About Us

We are inspired by information. We want everyone to know how vital information is to all aspects of life.

We see a world where more effective use of information helps everyone discover, learn, innovate, solve problems, have fun, and make a better world. Information changes lives.

We prepare information leaders. We research the problems and opportunities of information. We design solutions to information challenges. We make information work. The Information School (iSchool) of the University of Washington develops leaders who can transform information into a valuable resource by strategically organizing and synthesizing information, assessing organziation needs, designing information systems that consider the people who use them, and managing systems and people and people in order to facilitate access to information.

We offer 3 main graduate degree programs: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM) and a PhD in Information Science.