The University of Illinois, based in Urbana, IL offers a fully funded master’s in Geography. The department offers two research-based master’s programs for the degree of Master of Arts and Master of Science in Geography. The department offers a wide range of financial support for graduate students working toward their MA, MS, and Ph.D. degrees, including teaching and research assistantships and fellowships. Teaching or research assistantships of 25-67% typically receive a tuition and partial fee waiver. Students offered fellowships of $5,000 or more per semester receive a tuition and partial fee waiver.