7
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / Department of Geography and Geology is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geography and geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT, GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Internships
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline January 3rd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GMAT, GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 for last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: City and regional planning, geographic techniques, physical geography, human geography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5051
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. David Cochran
Chair
Phone: 601-266-4728
Fax: 601-266-6219