Department of Geography, Environment and Society College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Geography, Environment and Society College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Minneapolis, MN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 79
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 84)

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 awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty34
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeovisualization; geographic information systems; spatial analysis and modeling; spatial databases; remote sensing; biogeography; international labor migrations; political globalization and uneven development; governance, citizenship and justice; environmental change; culture, place and flow; nature and society; health geography; dendrochronology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$597,826

Location & Contact

Department of Geography, Environment and Society

College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

414 Social Science Tower 267 19th Avenue, S
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Abdi Samatar

Chair

Phone: 612-625-6080
Fax: 612-624-1044
Email: samat001@umn.edu

Sara Braun

Assistant Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 612-625-6080
Fax: 612-624-1044
Email: willi046@umn.edu


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