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Texas State University

Doctoral Program in Geographic Information Science

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Doctoral Program in Geographic Information Science is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
58%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally accredited university, master's degree in geography or related field with minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, curriculum vitae, completion of master's thesis or demonstrated evidence of scholarly research

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$19,079
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. F. Benjamin Zhan
PhD Program Director
Email: fz01@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-8846
Fax: 512-245-8353

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