48 months
21718 USD/year
21718 USD/year
8136 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geography program from the University of Nebraska Omaha offers both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science.


The Geography program at the University of Nebraska Omaha prepares students for careers in urban and environmental planning, geographic information systems, cartography, remote sensing, and other areas of geographic research.


Geographers are on the front line, tackling some of the most urgent issues facing our world, such as climate change, rapid urbanization, and the spread of infectious diseases.  Want to make a difference in our world? – become a geographer!

Geography is the study of the earth as the home to humans, from the environment and landscape to the ways in which humans depend on, adapt to, and modify our world. It mixes the physical sciences (landforms, climate, biology), with the social sciences (population, land use, culture, economic development), using cutting-edge spatial technologies (geographic information systems, global positioning systems, remote sensing). We are interested not only in where things are, but why they are there, and “why should we care?”  To study geography means honing both observational and analytical skills. With these skills, our graduates work in a wide range of fields, including:

  • urban planning
  • environmental management (for state and federal agencies)
  • cartography and spatial analysis (for state and federal agencies as well as private companies)
  • emergency planning
  • meteorology
  • education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of World Regional Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • Human-Environment Geography
  • Geospatial Sciences
  • Travel Study in Geography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application.
  • Rank in the upper one-half of their graduating high school class
  • Or ACT composite score of 20 or higher or SAT equivalent
  • Or a 3.0 or higher GPA 
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee by credit card when completing the application for admission.
  • Grade sheets and transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Proof of English proficiency. Special Note: If you are unable to provide proof of English proficiency please apply to our Intensive Language (ILUNO) program.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • UNO Financial Affidavit.
  • Bank statements showing adequate funding for one academic year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8136 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

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


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