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University of Denver

Department of Geography and the Environment

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Department of Geography and the Environment is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geographic information science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography
Master of Arts (MA) Geography

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Capstone project for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
28
Accepted
20
Enrolled
47%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
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 March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, transcripts, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.77%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.89%
Unknown 1.89%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 8
Male (16)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental change, urban and transportation geography, gis applications to big data, latin america, human environment interaction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,176

Location & Contact

Address 2050 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Keables
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: michael.keables@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-2653

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