Waco, TX
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
40%
60%
student ratio
40
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geosciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and preliminary exam, thesis proposal, thesis defense
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and preliminary exam, dissertation proposal, dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 56
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $56
    • Application Fee - International $56
    • 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, 550 paper based, 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 awardsFebruary 28
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, 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, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student30%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTerrestrial paleoclimatology, applied petroleum studies, applied and solid earth geophysics, hydro geoscience, high temperature geochemistry and volcanology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$800,000

Location & Contact

Department of Geosciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Baylor University

One Bear Place #97354
Waco, TX 76798
United States

Dr. Daniel Peppe

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 254-710-2629
Fax: 254-710-2673
Email: daniel_peppe@baylor.edu

Mrs. Jamie Ruth

Administrative Associate

Phone: 254-710-2361
Fax: 254-710-2673
Email: jamie_ruth@baylor.edu


More Featured Schools

Log in to Peterson's

Forgot your password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.

{{SchoolName}}

I certify that I am the subscriber to the provided cellular or other wireless number and I authorize {{SchoolName}} and its representatives and agents to contact me regarding educational opportunities at any current and future numbers that I provide for my cellular telephone or other wireless device using automatic dialing systems, artificial or prerecorded messages, and/or SMS text messages, even if I will be charged by my service provider(s) for receiving such communications. Consent is not a condition for receiving more information from {{SchoolName}}, and I understand that if I no longer wish to receive communications, I will need to contact {{SchoolName}} to alter this consent.

Disagree Agree
Petersons Monthly Scholarship

Application season is here, and it's time to think about scholarships!

Apply in 1-min or less for Peterson's $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes to help cover education expenses.

Enter