Department of Geological Sciences College of Science and Mathematics California State University, Northridge

Department of Geological Sciences College of Science and Mathematics California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
39%
61%
student ratio
18
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
November 30
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline November 30th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown38%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPetrology of California Miocene volcanics, sedimentology of California Miocene formations, Eocene gastropods, structure of White/Inyo Mountains, seismology of Californian and Mexican earthquakes
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geological Sciences

College of Science and Mathematics
California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
United States

Dr. Vicki Pedone

Chair

Phone: 818-677-3541
Email: vicki.pedone@csun.edu


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