Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Houston

Houston, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
30%
70%
student ratio
237
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
70%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Atmospheric Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 33
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 198
    • Accepted 140
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 69
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • 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, 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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching 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, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students237
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students237
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtmospherics sciences, seismic and solid earth geophysics, tectonics, environmental hydrochemistry, carbonates, micropaleontology, structure and tectonics, petroleum geology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. John Casey

Chairman

Phone: 713-743-3399
Fax: 713-748-7906
Email: jfcasey@uh.edu

Sylvia Marshall

Advising Assistant

Phone: 713-743-3401
Fax: 713-748-7906
Email: smarshall@uh.edu


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