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Field of Geological Sciences Graduate School Cornell University

  • Ithaca, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 32
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 68 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economic Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • General Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Geohydrology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Geophysics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Petroleum Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Sedimentology Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Stratigraphy Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Seismology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Engineering Geology Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geotectonics Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Planetary Geology Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Mineralogy Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Structural Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Paleontology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Environmental Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geobiology Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Quaternary Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Precambrian Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Geochemistry And Isotope Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
    • Rock Mechanics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Petrology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geomorphology Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis (MS)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 58
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeophysics, structural geology, petrology, geochemistry, geodynamics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Field of Geological Sciences

Graduate School
Cornell University

2124 Snee Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
United States

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 607-255-5466
Fax: 607-254-4780

Graduate Field Assistant

Phone: 607-255-5466
Fax: 607-254-4780
Email: gradprog@geology.cornell.edu



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