Geography faculty are world-renowned for their expertise, consistently placing the UCLA Department of Geography in the top ranks of Geography departments. Numerous awards and leadership positions confirm Geography faculty to be among the best in their fields. Geography graduate students worldwide continue the department's excellence both as students and after graduation in both research and teaching worldwide.
Welcome to the Department of Geography at UCLA. Established in 1911, the Department of Geography consistently ranks among the top departments in the United States. Recognized internationally as a leader in research and education in both physical and human geography, the Department offers undergraduate degrees (B.A.) in Geography and Environmental Studies, and graduate degrees (M.A., Ph.D.) in Geography.
A Glimpse of UCLA Geography in Climate Change Research