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Most Popular Schools for Geography Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life. Includes instruction in historical and political geography, cultural geography, economic and physical geography, regional science, cartographic methods, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and applications to areas such as land-use planning, development studies, and analyses of specific countries, regions, and resources.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Pennsylvania State University-World Campus 201 11% $14,898
2 Florida State University 143 1% $21,543
3 Arizona State University-Tempe 128 1% $23,837
4 University of Washington-Seattle Campus 112 1% $27,034
5 The University of Texas at Austin 93 1% $26,156
6 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 73 1% $33,592
7 Appalachian State University 65 2% $19,058
8 Texas State University 65 1% $19,620
9 University of Oregon 64 1% $24,352
10 United States Military Academy 60 6% N/A
11 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 60 3% $20,424
12 University of Colorado Boulder 59 1% $28,887
13 University of California-Santa Barbara 58 1% $34,051
14 University of Maryland-College Park 58 1% $23,734
15 CUNY Hunter College 54 1% $20,181
16 University of California-Berkeley 53 1% $33,319
17 University of North Texas 53 1% $20,232
18 San Francisco State University 52 1% $23,828
19 University of California-Los Angeles 52 1% $32,416
20 California State University-Long Beach 51 1% $22,106
21 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 51 1% $26,165
22 Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 51 2% $23,069
23 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 50 1% $19,080
24 Portland State University 49 1% $23,528
25 Towson University 49 1% $23,166
26 University at Buffalo 47 1% $23,316
27 George Mason University 47 1% $25,335
28 Ohio State University-Main Campus 45 0% $25,479
29 University of North Dakota 43 2% $21,162
30 University of Florida 43 0% $19,103
31 University of Georgia 43 0% $22,064
32 The University of Alabama 43 1% $27,000
33 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 43 1% $27,450
34 Ohio University-Main Campus 42 1% $24,396
35 Salisbury University 42 2% $22,368
36 Ball State University 41 1% $22,250
37 San Diego State University 41 1% $25,068
38 California State University-Northridge 41 0% $21,669
39 University of Missouri-Columbia 41 1% $22,943
40 University of North Alabama 39 3% $16,933
41 James Madison University 39 1% $22,740
42 Kansas State University 38 1% $21,331
43 California State University-Chico 38 1% $22,362
44 University of Utah 38 1% $21,920
45 Northern Illinois University 38 1% $28,342
46 University of Colorado Denver 38 1% $24,555
47 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 37 0% $25,281
48 University of Idaho 36 1% $19,598
49 California State University-Fullerton 35 0% $23,505
50 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 35 1% $25,409
51 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 35 1% $22,142
52 University of Kentucky 34 1% $23,732
53 University of Wisconsin-Madison 34 0% $23,931
54 Macalester College 33 6% $57,478
55 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 33 0% $32,126
56 California State University-Sacramento 32 0% $23,209
57 Humboldt State University 32 2% $22,556
58 Missouri State University-Springfield 32 1% $19,251
59 Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus 32 1% $23,920
60 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 32 0% $24,024
61 Western Washington University 32 1% $22,671
62 University of Southern Mississippi 32 1% $19,894
63 University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 32 2% $13,387
64 Illinois State University 31 1% $26,259
65 Kent State University at Kent 31 0% $24,926
66 SUNY at Binghamton 31 1% $22,832
67 United States Air Force Academy 31 3% N/A
68 University of Arizona 31 0% $25,179
69 Keene State College 31 3% $25,084
70 University of South Florida-Main Campus 30 0% $20,760
71 Western Michigan University 30 1% $22,250
72 Georgia State University 29 0% $24,448
73 University of South Alabama 29 1% $19,980
74 The University of Montana 29 1% $19,106
75 New Mexico State University-Main Campus 28 1% $18,255
76 Sam Houston State University 28 1% $20,024
77 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 28 1% $19,172
78 Mansfield University of Pennsylvania 28 4% $22,434
79 University of Minnesota-Duluth 28 1% $23,355
80 University of Hawaii at Manoa 28 1% $22,996
81 Weber State University 27 1% $19,242
82 South Dakota State University 27 1% $19,446
83 Texas A & M University-College Station 27 0% $21,051
84 Central Washington University 27 1% $22,785
85 University of Kansas 27 0% $22,277
86 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 26 1% $17,078
87 West Chester University of Pennsylvania 26 1% $25,690
88 Miami University-Oxford 26 1% $29,701
89 University of South Carolina-Columbia 26 0% $24,804
90 Clark University 26 2% $48,770
91 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 26 1% $22,571
92 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 25 0% $29,468
93 Oregon State University 24 0% $23,559
94 University of Iowa 24 0% $20,691
95 West Virginia University 24 0% $18,375
96 University of New Mexico-Main Campus 24 1% $20,094
97 University of Wyoming 24 1% $18,145
98 Minnesota State University-Mankato 23 1% $17,562
99 Florida Atlantic University 23 0% $21,583
100 Eastern Michigan University 23 0% $20,756

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Geography program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.