Department of Geological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Department of Geological Sciences College of Arts and Sciences New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, NM
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
29%
71%
student ratio
17
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
21%
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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 31st October 31st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in geology or the equivalent
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students17
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeochemistry, structure/tectonics, sedimentology/stratigraphy, mineralogy/petrology, volcanology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$606,847

Location & Contact

Department of Geological Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
New Mexico State University

PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
United States

Dr. Nancy McMillan

Head/Recruiting Contact

Phone: 575-646-2708
Fax: 575-646-1056
Email: nmcmilla@nmsu.edu

Dr. Jeff Amato

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 575-646-3017
Fax: 575-646-1056
Email: amato@nmsu.edu


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