Albany, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
60
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban Policy Certificate
    • Geographic Information Science Certificate [Geographic Information Systems]
    • Geography Master of Arts (MA) [Geography ]
    • Regional Planning Master of Regional Planning (MRP) [Urban and Regional Planning]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 34
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 10
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 48
    • Accepted 41
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 18
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races7%
    • Unknown or International Student18%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchUrban geography, social/cultural geography, urban planning, remote sensing, spatial analysis/geographic information systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,052,101

Location & Contact

Department of Geography and Planning

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Albany, State University of New York

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222-0001
United States

Catherine Lawson

Chair

Phone: 518-442-4636
Fax: 518-442-4742
Email: lawsonc@albany.edu

Michael DeRensis

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-442-3980
Fax: 518-442-3922
Email: graduate@albany.edu


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