26
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

South Dakota State University / Geospatial Science and Engineering Program is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
25%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 15th Yes
Spring deadline Not reported August 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 19.23%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 38.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (0)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Deforestation, land use/cover change, GIS spatial modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. Matthew Hansen
Head
Email: matthew.hansen@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-6848
Fax: 605-688-5227