Doctoral Program in Geographic Information Science College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

Doctoral Program in Geographic Information Science College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
17
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
62%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geographic Information Systems Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum preferred score of 303 verbal and quantitative), 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, and curriculum vitae, completion of master's thesis or demonstrated evidence of scholarly research
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, IELTS: minimum module score of 6.0

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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian24%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student53%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchConnecting geographic concepts and content, teaching best ideas and practices
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$76,974

Location & Contact

Doctoral Program in Geographic Information Science

College of Liberal Arts
Texas State University

601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
United States

Dr. Yongmei Lu

PhD Program Director

Phone: 512-245-1337
Fax: 512-245-8353
Email: yl10@txstate.edu

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365
Email: gradcollege@txstate.edu

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