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The University of Texas at Dallas

Program in Geospatial Information Sciences

Richardson, TX

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The University of Texas at Dallas

Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas / Program in Geospatial Information Sciences is located in Richardson, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Project or thesis; internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
26
Accepted
13
Enrolled
48%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 1.67%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban and regional development, artificial intelligence techniques for geospatial investigation, improvement of current spatial analysis and modeling techniques, demographic studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 West Campbell Road
Mailstop GR31
Richardson, TX  75080
United States
Contact Dr. Fang Qiu
Program Head
Email: ph.gis@utdallas.edu
Phone: 972-883-4134
Fax: 972-883-2735

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