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

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
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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