Admission Requirements

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials ( 
    • Essay describing your interest in studying geography and the role the degree will play in your current and/or future career
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 3.00 or higher) 
    • Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 2.40 to 2.99 may apply for conditional admission
    • Applicants must hold a GPA or at least 3.00 in all post-baccalaureate coursework
    • Applicants without a major or minor in geography may be asked to complete additional courses

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Brian Sommers
Professor, Department Chair
Geography, Anthropology, & Tourism
International Studies
Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall