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
32%
68%
student ratio
53
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
53%
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 3
    • 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

53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 19
  • 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 (not required for MS in 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 awardsMarch 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 Students53
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

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$876,578

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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