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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
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 1
    fall application deadline
  • 64%
    acceptance rate
  • 14 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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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