Doctoral Program in Geographic Education College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

Doctoral Program in Geographic Education College of Liberal Arts Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $18,596
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography 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? No
  • 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


50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 4
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • 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 1st 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 General Test (minimum preferred score of 303 verbal and quantitative), master's degree in geography or related field with minimum GPA of 3.5 on all graduate coursework, 3 letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$18,596
    • *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

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students5
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students5
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian40%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student40%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExploring Texas with digital data maps; image science analysis; remote sensing of urban growth; qualification of alligator gar recruitment dynamics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$238,516

Location & Contact

Doctoral Program in Geographic Education

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

Dr. Andrea Golato

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 512-245-2581
Fax: 512-245-8365

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