Department of Geology and Planetary Science Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Department of Geology and Planetary Science Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
42%
58%
student ratio
38
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology And Planetary Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographical Information Systems And Remote Sensing Professional Science Master's (Pro-MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 58
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported 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, 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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage69%
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTectonic, volcanic and surface processes, planetary science and astrobiology, paleoclimatology and environmental change, environmental geochemistry and biogeochemistry, energy geosciences, hydrologic processes
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,051,361

Location & Contact

Department of Geology and Planetary Science

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

SRCC, Room 200 4107 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260-3332
United States

Dr. Mark Abbott

Chair

Phone: 412-624-8783
Fax: 412-624-3914
Email: mabbott1@pitt.edu

Dr. Josef Werne

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 412-624-8775
Fax: 412-624-3914
Email: jwerne@pitt.edu


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