Geography, M.A. | University of Washington | Seattle, United States
24 months
31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
18057 USD/year
Tuition fee
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University of Washington offers both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Geography and these programs are fashioned at the intersection of several broad research specialties. Following the work of the faculty, graduate students are encouraged to think outside the box of any particular ‘adjectival’ sub-field of human geography.


Key facts

Nevertheless, University of Washington's Geography  programs draw on expertise in the following key areas: critical development and global health; economic geography; geographic information systems; society and environment; and urban, social, and political geography. You can read more about each of these areas. 

We have an outstanding record of successful graduates. You can read more about their work in their profiles and find details about our diverse fields of interest. You can also find recent publications by both faculty and graduate students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Geographies
  • Maps And Health
  • Globalization
  • Cultural Geography
  • Gis And Mapping

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits

quarter credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate School Application
  • Personal Statement of Academic Direction & Research Interests
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Personal History
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Writing Sample
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18057 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18057 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

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