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University of Colorado Denver

Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Denver, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Ecosystems
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Geospatial analysis
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Water quality
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Air quality
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Hazardous waste
Master of Science (MS) Environmental sciences Environmental health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
30 credits including 21 of core requirements and 9 of environmental science electives

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
44
Accepted
21
Enrolled
76%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 20th January 20th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BA in one of the natural/physical sciences or engineering (or equivalent background); prerequisite coursework in calculus and physics (one semester each); general chemistry with lab and general biology with lab (two semesters each); three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 537
TOEFL IBT score: 75
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 5
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Air quality, environmental health, ecosystems, hazardous waste, water quality, geospatial analysis and environmental science education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Campus Box 172
PO Box 173364
Denver, CO  80217
United States
Contact Anne Chinn
Director of MS in Environmental Sciences Program
Email: ges@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-556-3958

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