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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Program in Geography

Piscataway, NJ

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Program in Geography is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
34
Accepted
11
Enrolled
64%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban social theory, climate, political biology, hazards, economic development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,500,000

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Robin Leichenko
Phone: 732-445-4636