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Geography - Community and Environmental Planning Option, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) , MT,
The undergraduate program provides a broad liberal education, it qualifies graduates for a variety of professional jobs, and it prepares students who excel for graduate studies in geography, planning, GIS, or related fields.

About

The University of Montana Department of Geography is a unique program situated in a spectacular setting. Capitalizing on the distinctive flavor of the Rocky Mountain West and its position as a gem in the Crown of the Continent, UM Geography offers students a matchless opportunity for studies in mountain landscapes, community and environmental planning, and spatial technologies. 

The diverse curriculum seamlessly blends education in the unique challenges of mountain environments, the organizing principles of sustainable development, and the powerful analytic capabilities of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), while preparing graduates for meaningful careers both domestically and abroad. Come learn in our backyard, while we prepare you for the world!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    43 credits alternative credits


  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intro to Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Geography of World Regions
  • Montana's Mountains
  • Crown of the Continent
  • Regional Geography (Mult Reg)
  • Regional Geography
  • Intro to GIS and Cartography or
  • Field Techniques

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit required application documents
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Academic records
  • Financial information
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24943 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    49886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24943 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Missoula

  • 1000 - 2080 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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