The vast majority of graduate students will take out loans to pay for graduate school. Thus, students interested in the MA in Applied Geography want tips on how to pay for graduate school.
Students must establish residency to ensure proper tuition fees are charged. Information regarding tuition classification and residency requirements can be found by following the link below:
The Financial Aid Office will assist with student loans, work study qualifications, and potential student grant money. Information regarding financial aid can be found by following the link below:
Students may qualify for a variety of fellowships, scholarships, and grants from the Graduate School. Information regarding funding from the Graduate School can be found by following the link below:
Students may qualify for departmental funding on a competitive basis. Below are current options for funding in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies:
There are many avenues to pursue to supplement or cover educational expenses. There are numerous geography-related firms in Colorado Springs that hire our students. Most will be flexible with work and school schedules, some offer tuition reimbursement, and some have internship programs with our department. Discuss these options with the Graduate Director or other faculty members. Additionally, AmericCorps also provides educational stipends to students. More information can be found here: http://www.uccs.edu/~stuemp/americorps.html.