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

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
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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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