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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
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 30
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    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 Required and capstone project
    • 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
    • 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 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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