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East Carolina University

Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment

Greenville, NC

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East Carolina University

Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment is located in Greenville, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Development and environmental planning
Master of Arts (MA) Geography Geography
Master of Arts (MA) Geography Planning
Master of Arts (MA) Geography Rural development
(Certificate) Economic development
(Certificate) Geographic information science and technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
93%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Coastal vulnerability and adaptation, emergency management, public understanding of risk, catastrophic events
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Thad Wasklewicz
Chair
Email: wasklewiczt@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-6230