Program in Geography and Environmental Studies College of Arts and Sciences Northeastern Illinois University

Program in Geography and Environmental Studies College of Arts and Sciences Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, IL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
44
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 14
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesundergraduate minor in geography or environmental studies, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students44
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races15%
    • Unknown or International Student5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSegregation and urbanization of minority groups in the Chicago area, scale dependence and parameterization in nonpoint source pollution modeling, ecological land classification and mapping, ecosystem restoration, soil-vegetation relationships
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Geography and Environmental Studies

College of Arts and Sciences
Northeastern Illinois University

3701 W. Bryn Mawr LWH 0041
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

Dr. Michael Wenz

Department Acting Chair

Phone: 772-442-5597
Email: m-wenz@neiu.edu

Ms. Martha Narvaez

Graduate Admission Representative

Phone: 773-442-6006
Email: m-narvaez@neiu.edu


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