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Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 38%62%
    student ratio
  • 60
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 57%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • 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 Project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 63
    • Accepted 36
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 24
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students60
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnvironmental geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, fractured rocks, volcanology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,878,988

Location & Contact

Department of Geology

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

411 Cooke Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Richelle Allen-King

Professor and Chair

Phone: 716-645-3489
Fax: 716-645-3999
Email: geology@buffalo.edu

Dr. Eliza Calder

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 716-645-4329
Fax: 716-645-3999
Email: ecalder@buffalo.edu



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