Geography gives us a global understanding of the world. It demonstrates how the physical and human systems on our planet work and connect to maintain life.
Studying geography at Illinois State gives you a solid foundation for any career or professional school. You'll develop strong skills in research, communication, critical thinking, and writing.
Point of Pride
Illinois State was one of only two schools recognized in 2016 by the American Association of Geographers in its inaugural Award for Program Excellence.
Why study Geography?
Enhance your global perspective within your major. Geography minor at Illinois State helps you understand how the human-environmental system works in the world.
As the second oldest program in the country, Geography at Illinois State is well-established. With small classes and dedicated faculty, you'll have all the support you need for success.
Applications always accepted.