M.Sc. On Campus


University at Buffalo

24 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS program in Geography offered by the University at Buffalo requires 36 credit hours and completion of a project, or portfolio. Students wishing to complete a thesis should consult their advisor.


About the Geography program

The program typically requires two years of full-time study, although students can pursue the degree on a part-time basis. A minimum B grade is required in each course applied toward the program requirements. This master degree in Geography is offered by the University at Buffalo. 

Throughout their studies, students work closely with their advisor to select appropriate courses. All MS students will follow the requirements outlined for their specific track.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Design
  • Survey Methods For Human Geographers
  • Geography Seminar
  • Univariate Statistics in Geography
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Locational Analysis
  • Research Methods in Geography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation (recommendors will receive instructions on electronic submission)
  • Transcripts for all previous college-level coursework
  • GRE score report (GMAT is also accepted)
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • TOEFL Score
  • Copy of passport biographical page showing name, date of birth and photo
  • International Applicant Financial Form (download form) Select Standard Graduate form.
  • Bank statement showing appropriate funds as outlined on the financial form.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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