Geography & Planning
    204 Farrah Hall, Box 870322, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Geography, PhD
Specialty Area(s) Offered: Earth System Science, Environment and Natural Resources, Environment and Society, Geographic Information Science.
Program Director(s): Dr. Justin Hart, (205) 348-2278
Application Contact: Elizabeth Singleton, (205) 348-7345
Krystal Feigle, (205) 348-5047
Wanda Naranjo, (205) 348-5047
Application Deadline: Fall: 15-Feb, Spring: Rolling
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   Yes
Minimum GPA for AMP: 3.5
Is test score waived for AMP applicants? No

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Statement of Purpose
Resume / CV Optional but recommended.
Letters of RecommendationThree letters of recommdendation in related areas. At least one letter should be from a professor in your undergraduate major or your proposed field of graduate study.
TranscriptPlease upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading schemes. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered:
Graduate Admission Test Scores
Official GRE score (School Code: 1830).
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
English Proficiency Test
Official English proficiency test score from TOEFL, IELTS or PTE – required for applicants whose first language is not English, unless they have a U.S. degree earned within three years (of enrolling in their graduate program) or have studied in the U.S. for two years immediately prior to enrolling here.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.

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