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University at Albany, State University of New York

Department of Geography and Planning

Albany, NY

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Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York / Department of Geography and Planning is located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Geography
(Certificate) Urban policy
(Certificate) Geographic information science
Master of Regional Planning (MRP) Regional planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
38
Accepted
21
Enrolled
83%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.29%
Black or African American 11.76%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.47%
Unknown 1.47%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban geography, social/cultural geography, urban planning, remote sensing, spatial analysis/geographic information systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222-0001
United States
Contact Catherine Lawson
Chair
Email: lawsonc@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-4636
Fax: 518-442-4742

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