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University of Florida

Department of Geography

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Geography is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Geography
Master of Science (MS) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wetland sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Tropical conservation and development
Master of Arts (MA) Geographic information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrologic sciences
Master of Science (MS) Wetland sciences
Master of Science (MS) Geography
Master of Science (MS) Applications of geographic technologies
Master of Science (MS) Geographic information systems
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geographic information systems
Master of Arts (MA) Wetland sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geography
Master of Arts (MA) Applications of geographic technologies
Master of Science (MS) Hydrologic sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
25
Accepted
10
Enrolled
54%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.14%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic development, physical geography, hydrology, climatology, tropical agriculture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
988,027

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 117315
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Michael W. Binford PhD
Chair and Professor
Email: mbinford@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-7500
Fax: 352-392-8855

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