Saturday, February 25, 2012

2012 Virtual Geography Convention: Top Twenty Geography Ph.D. Programs in the United States

Welcome to the kick-off of the 2012 Virtual Geography Convention!  If you have a presentation or blog post you wished published please contact me at catholicgauze [at] gmail [dot] com!

Justin Holman, CEO of TerraSeer and blogger at Geographical Perspectives, provided a link to his article and thoughts on the National Research Council's survey of doctoral programs in geography.  Be sure to read his post and other interesting posts on his blog.

According to the National Research Council, the following are the top 20 doctoral geography programs in the United States:

Rank Program Website
1
Boston University http://geography.bu.edu/
2
University of Colorado at Boulder http://www.colorado.edu/geography/
3
University of Maryland College Park http://www.geog.umd.edu/
4
University of California – Los Angeles http://www.geog.ucla.edu/
5
Penn State University http://www.geog.psu.edu/grad/
6
University of Oregon http://geography.uoregon.edu/
7
Clark University http://www.clarku.edu/geography
8
University of South Carolina – Columbia http://www.cas.sc.edu/geog/
9
University of California – Santa Barbara http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/
10
University of Wisconsin – Madison http://www.geography.wisc.edu
11
Ohio State University http://www.geography.ohio-state.edu/
12
Arizona State University http://geography.asu.edu/
13
University of California – Davis http://ggg.ucdavis.edu
14
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign http://www.geog.uiuc.edu
15
University of Kentucky http://www.uky.edu/AS/Geography/
16
University of Southern California http://www.usc.edu/dept/geography/
17
University of Arizona http://geog.arizona.edu
18
Oregon State University http://www.geo.oregonstate.edu
19
Syracuse University http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/geo
20
State University of New York at Buffalo http://www.geog.buffalo.edu/

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