Rutgers University

12 months
15072 EUR/year
15072 EUR/year
8868 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Graduate Program in Geography from Rutgers University encourages work on a wide range of research specialties and fosters strong interdisciplinary ties.


The Geography graduate program from Rutgers University offers the following degree options: Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). For students seeking a terminal master’s degree (i.e., not en route to a PhD), the requirements for the MA and MS degrees are identical. Students may opt for either designation at their discretion.

Graduates of the Program consistently secure top tier faculty appointments at major universities and colleges in Europe and North America, including the University of Arizona, University of CaliforniaBerkeley, University of Brighton (UK), the City University of New York, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, Kings College (UK), Miami University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of Rhode Island, Syracuse University, Temple University, University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Tennessee. Graduates also hold positions in federal, state, and county governmental agencies, international research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and private firms operating within their areas of specialization. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Geography 
  • Directed Study
  • Research Design
  • Research in Geography
  • Geography, Space and Social Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • $70 nonrefundable application fee
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • GRE General Test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15072 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15072 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8868 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Rutgers University