Department of Geography College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Geography College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
43%
57%
student ratio
109
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
14 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Canadian Studies Certificate
    • GIS And Environmental Analysis Certificate
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • International Trade Master of Arts (MA)
    • Urban And Regional Analysis Master of Arts (MA)
    • Geographic Information Science Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Environmental Modeling And Analysis Master of Arts (MA)
    • Transportation And Business Geographics Master of Arts (MA)
    • Earth Systems Science Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Economic Geography And Business Geographics Master of Science (MS)
    • Health Geography Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 161
    • Accepted 104
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 43
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st March 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.9
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsJanuary 10
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students109
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students109
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian30%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian66%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational business and world trade, geographic information systems and cartography, transportation, urban and regional analysis, physical and environmental geography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,559,165

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen

Chairman

Phone: 716-645-0473
Fax: 716-645-2329
Email: geosbs@buffalo.edu

Ms. Betsy Crooks

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 716-645-0471
Fax: 716-645-2329
Email: babraham@buffalo.edu


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