17
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Colorado Colorado Springs / Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is located in Colorado Springs, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (recommended minimum combined score for the verbal and quantitative tests of 1000)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
12
Accepted
5
Enrolled
75%

Applying

60
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 February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (recommended minimum combined score for the verbal and quantitative tests of 1000)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, statement of intent (essay)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 5.88%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (5)
Male (12)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Socio-ecological implications of conservation strategies, cultural geography, militarized spaces, geovisualization, geographic information systems, hydrology, biogeography, human-environment interactions, geomorphology, population
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
142,630

Location & Contact

Address 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO  80918
United States
Contact Dr. Kelli Klebe
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: kklebe@uccs.edu
Phone: 719-255-3779
Fax: 719-255-3045