Columbia, SC
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
58
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Geography ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Geography ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geography ]
    • Geography Education Interdisciplinary Master of Arts (IMA) [Science Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 84
    • Accepted 44
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown or International Student17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeographic information processing; economic, cultural, physical, and environmental geography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$917,949

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Arts and Sciences
University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC 29208
United States

Dr. David Cowen

Dr. John Jakubs


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