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Department of Geography College of Arts and Science South Dakota State University

  • Brookings, SD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 30%70%
    student ratio
  • 27
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 100%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 11
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 525 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Part-time Percentage81%
    • Full-time Percentage19%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContemporary agriculture and rural land use, geography of Indian casino gambling, geography of illegal drug trade, geography of crop circles
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Arts and Science
South Dakota State University

Box 2201
Brookings, SD 57007
United States

Dr. Roger Sandness

Head

Phone: 605-688-4511
Fax: 605-688-4030
Email: roger.sandness@sdstate.edu

Dr. Charles Gritzner

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 605-688-4511
Fax: 605-688-4030
Email: charles.gritzner@sdstate.edu



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