Program in Geology School of Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Program in Geology School of Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
13
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
45%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students13
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students13
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races10%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrobiology, carbon in deep earth, climate assessment, ecosystem studies, environmental and freshwater geochemistry, geoinformatics, geomicrobiology, geophysical simulation, inorganic and igneous experimental geochemistry, isotopic and organic geochemistry, lithosphere dynamics and tectonophysics, metamorphic petrology and geochemistry, microbial geochemistry, paleoceanography and micropaleontology, seismology and solid earth geophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$273,723

Location & Contact

Program in Geology

School of Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590
United States

Dr. Mimi Katz

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 518-276-8521
Email: katzm@rpi.edu

Office of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 518-276-6216
Email: gradadmissions@rpi.edu


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