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University of Washington

Department of Geography

Seattle, WA

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University of Washington

Overview

University of Washington / Department of Geography is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
31
Accepted
17
Enrolled
33%

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 January 15th Not reported Yes

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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.64%
Asian 18.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Globalization and social theory, nature and society, regional economic development, urban patterns and processes, geographic information systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Katharyne Mitchell
Phone: 206-543-2100