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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Program in Geographic Information Science

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Program in Geographic Information Science is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Geographic Information Science (MGIS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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 Comp Exam Required
Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
71%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 30th Not reported No
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; course work in college-level math, statistics, and computer programming

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 3
Male (16)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geographic information science and society, spatial analysis and modeling, spatial databases, remote sensing, geovisualization
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Paul V. Bolstad
Co-Director
Email: pbolstad@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-9711
Fax: 612-625-5212

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