11
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Ball State University / Department of Geological Sciences is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Master of Arts (MA) Geology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
6
Accepted
3
Enrolled
67%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
54%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental geology, geophysics, stratigraphy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Fluegeman
Chairperson
Email: rfluegem@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-8267
Fax: 765-285-8265