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USD 25244

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 75

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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79

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The master’s in geography offers a two-year thesis track or one-year, non-thesis track. Choose the thesis track if you intend to pursue further academic study or the non-thesis track if you are obtaining a master’s degree to advance your career in the field.

UAlbany is exceptionally strong in:

  • Climate and environmental systems
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Remote sensing
  • Cartography
  • Computer applications and spatial analysis
  • Urban, social, cultural, and economic geography

Areas of interest include Europe, Latin America, North America, Africa, and East Asia.

Program Tracks

  • Non-Thesis Track (One Year)
  • Thesis Track (Two Years)

Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Aug 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score
    79 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    25244

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 75

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    16000 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Scholarships

    The University at Albany Global Excellence Scholarships are awarded to incoming international students based on academic achievement as well as other qualifications, as determined by the admissions committee.

    The maximum scholarship award is $18,500 per year for first-year (freshmen) applicants, for a potential total of $74,000 over four years. These scholarships are renewable, provided the student maintains a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and remains continuously enrolled as a full-time student at UAlbany paying out-of-state tuition.

    Scholarships are also available for select transfer students, with the maximum award being $9,500. These scholarships are renewable, provided the student maintains a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and remains continuously enrolled as a full-time student at UAlbany paying out-of-state tuition.

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