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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 31
    total students
  • $19,336 | $31,658
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    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 4
    • 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 Required and oral thesis defense
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and oral dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 48
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 12
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$19,336
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,658
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$740.00
    • 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 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 Students31
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students31
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • 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 Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeographical information systems, hydrology, low temperature geochemistry, volcanology, paleoclimatology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,590,444

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. William Harbert

Chair

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

Dr. Rosemary Capo

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 412-624-8873
Fax: 412-624-3914
Email: rcapo@pitt.edu



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