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

  • Minneapolis, MN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 47
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 18%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    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 Required and thesis or 3 papers
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 80
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 9
  • 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 recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 84)

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 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 Students47
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

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$203,000

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

Chair

Phone: 612-625-6080
Fax: 612-624-1044

Bonnie Williams

Director of Graduate Studies Assistant

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



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