Department of
Forbidden City, Beijing, photo by E. LeppmanGeography


Department of Geography at St Cloud State University is the leading geography program in Central Minnesota . With 10 full-time faculty with expertise in GIS, travel and tourism, land surveying, cultural, physical, and regional geography, three undergraduate majors, a GIS minor, a graduate Master's program, and cutting-edge research facilities in GIS, image processing and cartography, our department offers one of the most comprehensive programs in geography in Minnesota.

Summer 2014 Classes

GEOG 379: Boundary Waters

Russia: GEOG 410

Wales: GEOG 410




Located in the St. Cloud metro area (population of about 100,000) of Central Minnesota, about 70 miles northwest of the Twin Cities, St Cloud State University is surrounded by a variety of natural features and offers a wide range of cultural experiences that help prepare very best geographers. Our alumni find employment in GIS, land surveying, urban planning, travel and tourism industry, natural resource management, environmental consulting, and other exciting professions.

The Department of Geography and Planning is housed in the School of Public Affairs








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