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Temple University

Department of Geography and Urban Studies

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

Temple University / Department of Geography and Urban Studies is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Geographic information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography and urban studies
(Graduate Certificate) Geographic information systems
Master of Arts (MA) Geography and urban studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
21
Accepted
15
Enrolled
33%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (M.A.)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of goals
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of goals, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.96%
Black or African American 11.94%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.49%
Unknown 8.96%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 3
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban geography, feminist geography, social and cultural geography, inequality, epistemology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Melissa Gilbert
Chairperson
Email: mgilbert@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-7692

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