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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 51
    total students
  • $3,296 | $10,604
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 14%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geosciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 74
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 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

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$3,296
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,604
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$628.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Full-time Percentage41%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty55
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClimatology, experimental petrology, geochemistry, geographic information technologies, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, ingeneous petrology, metamorphic petrology, meteoritics, meteorology, micrometeorites, mineralogy, paleoclimatology, paleonology, pedology, petrology, physical volcanology, planetary sciences, precambrian geology, quantenary geology, sedimentary geochemistry, sedimentology, stable isotope geochemistry, stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,509,810

Location & Contact

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

221 Yale Boulevard NE, Northrop Hall, Room 141
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States

Dr. Adrian Brearley

Chair

Phone: 505-277-4204
Fax: 505-277-8843
Email: brearley@unm.edu

Cindy Jaramillo

Administrative Assistant III

Phone: 505-277-1635
Fax: 505-277-8843
Email: epsdept@unm.edu



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