50
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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
(Certificate) Geographic information science
Master of Regional Planning (MRP) Regional planning
Master of Arts (MA) Geography
(Certificate) Urban policy

Degrees 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

50
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 8%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (36%)

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