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Sam Houston State University

Department of Geography and Geology

Huntsville, TX

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Overview

Sam Houston State University / Department of Geography and Geology is located in Huntsville, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Geographic information science
Master of Science (MS) Applied geographic information science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
15
Accepted
9
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 25th No
Spring deadline December 1st November 12th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation

International Students

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

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 Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 6.67%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address Huntsville, TX  77341
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Cooper
Chair
Email: bjcooper@shsu.edu
Phone: 936-294-1566
Fax: 936-294-4203