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Department of Geography College of Social and Behavioral Science University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 48
    total students
  • $5,259 | $18,569
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 10
    fall application deadline
  • 41%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic Information Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (except for geographic information science), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$5,259
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,569
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$841.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUrban-economic geography, earth system science, geographic information science and remote sensing, paleoenvironmental studies, hazards
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$750,537

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Social and Behavioral Science
University of Utah

Room 270 260 South Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9155
United States

Dr. Andrea Brunelle

Chair

Phone: 801-581-8218
Fax: 801-581-8219
Email: andrea.brunelle@geog.utah.edu

Dr. Philip Dennison

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 801-581-8218
Fax: 801-581-8219
Email: dennison@geog.utah.edu



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