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Program in Geography and Environmental Systems College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

  • Baltimore, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 31
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 44%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • 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

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 43
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 overall, 3.3 in major
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0 overall, 3.3 in major
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian97%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchWatershed processes; climate and weather systems; ecology and biogeography; landscape ecology and land-use change; human geography, urban sustainability and environmental health; environmental policy; geographic information science and remote sensing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Geography and Environmental Systems

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Christopher Swan

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 410-455-2002
Email: gpd.ges@umbc.edu

Ms. Kathryn Nee

Coordinator of Domestic Admissions

Phone: 410-455-2944
Email: nee@umbc.edu



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