Graduate and undergraduate geography students at the University of Idaho work on a project together.

B.S. Geography

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Locations

Moscow

Office of Admissions
admissions@uidaho.edu
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844

Boise

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322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

The Science of Landscapes

Explore digital mapping, statistics and field methods to learn how changes in the physical landscape affect society, the environment and other important issues facing our world. Learn geospatial technologies like Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cartography, remote sensing and computational analysis and be prepared to address these issues in your career.

Fast Facts

  • Work alongside faculty members in our vibrant research environment
  • UI Geography Club/Bigfoot Research Society
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate Program
Careers
Career
Career
  • Geographic information systems (GIS) analyst
  • Urban planner
  • Remote sensing analyst
  • Community planner
  • Transportation planner
  • Site selection analyst
  • Land and water manager
  • Hazard mitigation analyst
  • Climate adaptation specialist
  • Professor
  • Teacher
  • Survey or mapping technician
  • Cartographer
Job Placement

99%

of graduates of the Geography program earn a job in their field after college.
Salary

$50,000

Average starting salary
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep To prepare for collegiate geography courses, we recommend you take the following courses in high school:
  • Math
  • Sciences
  • English writing
Degree Roadmap
Financial
Financial
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-on Learning Many of your courses will include a lab, and you’ll also have opportunities to contribute to faculty research projects, including
  • Polar meteorology and remote sensing in arctic environments
  • Regional climate change in the Western United States
  • Forest disturbances and environmental change
  • Human adaptation to climate change in high latitudes
  • Natural resource applications of GIS in quantifying carbon fluxes
Clubs
  • UI Geography Club/Bigfoot Research Society
  • College of Science Ambassadors