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Bachelor of Science in Geography Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University, USA

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USD 20750

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48 months


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Program Overview

Majoring in geography provides students with the knowledge and technical skills to find long-term, place-based solutions that are socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable.

Both a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees are offered. In addition to the general geography degree, there are four distinctive areas of emphasis:

  • Climate change mitigation, adaptation and resiliency planning
  • City and regional planning
  • Environment and global development
  • Geospatial technology using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and satellite imagery

Why Study Geography At Grand Valley?

  • Coursework includes research and community engagement opportunities that provide hands-on, real-world experience and networking connections.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and planning are in the top 10 hot jobs in the country.
  • Students acquire skills in research and analysis using the latest technology, leading to exciting, well-paid jobs both foreign and domestic, all while enhancing graduate school admissions.
  • Career preparation and skills for academia, business, government and non-profits.
  • The 2019 median pay for a geographer with a bachelor's degree was $81,540 per year and $39.20 per hour.
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 28 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2025


Jan 2024, May 2024, Aug 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.


    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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