Department of Geological Sciences College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Department of Geological Sciences College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
43
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Wetland Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
    • Tropical Conservation And Development Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
    • Hydrologic Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 24
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian93%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPaleoclimatology, tectonophysics, petrochemistry, marine geology, geochemistry, hydrology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geological Sciences

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 112120
Gainesville, FL 32611
United States

Dr. David Foster

Professor and Chair

Phone: 352-392-7316
Fax: 352-392-9294
Email: dafoster@ufl.edu

Dr. Raymond Russo

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 352-392-2231
Fax: 352-392-9294
Email: rrusso@ufl.edu


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