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University of Calgary

Department of Geography

Calgary, AB

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University of Calgary

Overview

University of Calgary / Department of Geography is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Geographic Information Science (MGIS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Departmental conference
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, departmental conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

143
Applied
57
Accepted
51
Enrolled
40%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
130
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline September 21st August 30th No
Spring deadline January 31st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 during last 2 years
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during previous 2 years, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

146
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 7
Male (20)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geographic information systems, remote sensing, geomorphology, earth system processes, urban and required environmental health research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact John Yackel
Head
Phone: 403-220-4892