Department of Geography and Earth Science College of Arts and Sciences Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Geography and Earth Science College of Arts and Sciences Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Shippensburg, PA
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
81%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geoenvironmental Studies Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 33
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 81
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 30th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 30th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (if GPA less than 2.75), 12 credit hours in geography or 12 credit hours in the earth sciences or a combined total of 18 credit hours in the two fields OR 15 credit hours in social sciences including 6 credit hours in geography and 15 credit hours in the natural sciences including 6 credit hours in the earth sciences.
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 580 paper based, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, resident hall director and student payroll positions, federal loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Location & Contact

Department of Geography and Earth Science

College of Arts and Sciences
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2299
United States

Dr. Tim Hawkins

Professor

Phone: 717-477-1685
Fax: 717-477-4029
Email: twhawk@ship.edu

Mr. Jeremy Goshorn

Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 717-477-1231
Fax: 717-477-4016
Email: jrgoshorn@ship.edu


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