Geography Graduate Program
We are pleased that you are interested in graduate studies in Geography at the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky has a distinguished history of research and educational achievement as the state's premier university. Set within the context of a traditional land grant research institution, the Department of Geography is very proud of its successes in graduate education over the years. The Department of Geography has been identified as one of the top twenty academic programs at the University of Kentucky and, as part of a state effort to identify and enhance top research and graduate programs, has been designated a Research Challenge Trust Fund (RCTF) program.
With 20 regular faculty members, 2 lecturers, several adjunct and affiliated faculty members, and nearly 60 graduate students, the Department is academic home to a broad range of geographers. Our research clusters (see below) indicate the diversity of faculty research activities. Our Graduate program is central to departmental life and a key reason for the high profile we enjoy nationally and internationally for quality geographic research. Please enjoy learning more about our innovative and challenging M.A. and Ph.D. programs. Do not hesitate to contact the Director of Graduate Studies (email@example.com) for further information.