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Department of Geology and Geophysics College of Mines and Earth Sciences University of Utah

  • Salt Lake City, UT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 30%70%
    student ratio
  • 92
    total students
  • $4,384 | $16,684
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 19%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Environmental Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geological Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • 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 qualifying exam (written and oral)
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 211
    • Accepted 42
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • 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, minimum GPA of 3.25
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.25
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 500 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,384
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,684
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, stipends

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students92
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students92
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian87%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchIgneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary petrology; ore deposits; aqueous geochemistry; isotope geochemistry; heat flow
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,329,353

Location & Contact

Department of Geology and Geophysics

College of Mines and Earth Sciences
University of Utah

Frederick A. Sutton Building, Room 383 115 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

Dr. Kip Solomon

Chair

Phone: 801-581-7231
Fax: 801-581-7065
Email: kip.solomon@utah.edu

Dr. Cari Johnson

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 801-585-3782
Fax: 801-581-7065
Email: cari.johnson@utah.edu



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