Department of Geography College of Social Science Michigan State University

Department of Geography College of Social Science Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
60
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
46%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic Information Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Required for some and presentation of poster/paper or oral defense of thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and presentation of poster/paper, presentation and defense of dissertation proposal, oral exam in defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 60
    • Accepted 28
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled Not Reported
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,285,776

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Social Science
Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

Dr. Richard Groop

Chairperson

Phone: 517-432-4748
Fax: 517-432-1671
Email: groop@msu.edu

Ms. Sharon Ruggles

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 517-355-4650
Fax: 517-432-1671
Email: geo@msu.edu


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