Program in Geographic Information Science College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Geographic Information Science College of Liberal Arts University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Minneapolis, MN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
34%
66%
student ratio
59
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 30
fall application deadline
71%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geographic Information Systems Master of Geographic Information Science (MGIS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 30th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0; course work in college-level math, statistics, and computer programming
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students59
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian98%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeographic information science and society, spatial analysis and modeling, spatial databases, remote sensing, geovisualization
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Geographic Information Science

College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
United States

Dr. Paul Bolstad

Co-Director

Phone: 612-624-9711
Fax: 612-625-5212
Email: pbolstad@umn.edu

Dr. Susanna McMaster

Associate Program Director

Phone: 612-624-1498
Fax: 612-624-1044
Email: mcmas002@umn.edu


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