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Central Connecticut State University

Department of Geography

New Britain, CT

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Overview

Central Connecticut State University / Department of Geography is located in New Britain, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Special project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
13
Accepted
7
Enrolled
93%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, essay

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.33%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Regional planning, environmental protection, tourism, computer mapping and geographic information systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT  06050-4010
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Benfield
Chair
Email: benfieldr@ccsu.edu
Phone: 860-832-2785