19
Students
Rural setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Geography and Earth Science is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geoenvironmental studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (if GPA less than 2.75)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis (6 credits) or 1 semester research project (3 credits) and internship (6 credits); practicum exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
11
Accepted
3
Enrolled
73%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported March 30th No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (if GPA less than 2.75)
Master's Degree Requirements 12 credit hours in geography or earth sciences, or a combined total of 18 credit hours in the two fields, or 15 credit hours in social sciences including 6 credit hours in geography plus 15 credit hours in the natural sciences including 6 credit hours in the earth sciences

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.26%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (1)
Male (9)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas P. Feeney
Professor and Program Coordinator
Email: tpfeen@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1685
Fax: 717-477-4029