Department of Geography (Postgrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

  • International admin fee: $50


2 Years


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Degree type


List of Programs

  1. Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS)


Academic Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a scale of 4.00 OR at least a 3.00
    in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA on any graduate coursework taken at another accredited institution

Additional requirements

  • Financial Support Statement
  • Passport copy
  • Program specific admission requirements – These vary by program and include
    items such as test scores, interviews, etc.

English Tests Requirements





PTE Pearson


About Faculty

The Geography Department at the University of Central Arkansas is dedicated to fostering a comprehensive spatial understanding of our world. We do so through mentoring of students in our degree programs, performing applied research in diverse Geographic subjects, and promoting an appreciation for Geography and Spatial Analysis within our College, across the UCA campus, and throughout Arkansas.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Central Arkansas

  • one of the best and most affordable options for higher education in the South. UCA offers over 150 degrees and certificates, spanning from certificate to doctorate.
  • UCA housing is top rate, offering 11 residence halls and 6 apartment complexes. UCA also has 5 residential colleges that are co-education living and learning communities that provide opportunities to connect to every aspect of student life.
  • Are you looking for opportunities to learn outside the traditional classroom setting? UCA offers study abroad programs through many academic disciplines, service learning initiatives through the Residential Colleges and the UCA Honors College is designed to take an interdisciplinary approach to learning through small classes taught in seminar format.
  • UCA will only charge in-state tuition for international students who live in University housing

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Central Arkansas

  • The University of Central Arkansas maintained a ranking in the top 30 best regional public institutions in the South, according to the 2019 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report released Sept. 10.
  • The University of Arkansas is the only institution in the state ranked in the first tier of national universities in America’s Best Colleges.
  • With fewer than 5% of business schools accredited worldwide, UCA’s College of Business received accreditation in 1984 and remains accredited at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.


Student Accommodation at University of Central Arkansas

You are about to begin one of the most rewarding and exciting experiences of your college career: living with other students. Living in the residence halls or other campus housing offers you everything you need for college survival, as well as many advantages.

  • single room: around $5300
  • double room: around $6800


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