Department of Geosciences College of Arts and Sciences Boise State University

Department of Geosciences College of Arts and Sciences Boise State University

Boise, ID
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
58
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Earth Science Master of Earth Science (M E Sci)
    • Hydrology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 4
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 74
    • Accepted 58
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in related field, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Full-time Percentage74%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian96%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSeismology, geothermal aquifers, sedimentation, tectonics, seismo-acoustic propagation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geosciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Boise State University

1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-0399
United States

Dr. David Wilkins

Department Chair

Phone: 208-426-2390
Email: dwilkins@boisestate.edu

Linda Platt

Office Services Supervisor, Graduate Admission and Degree Services

Phone: 208-426-1074
Fax: 208-426-2789
Email: lplatt@boisestate.edu


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