Boise, ID
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
37%
63%
student ratio
65
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geosciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Earth Science Master of Earth Science (M E Sci)
    • Geoscience Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 73
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BS in related field, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 1
    • Types of financial support availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students65
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSeismology, geothermal aquifers, sedimentation, tectonics, seismo-acoustic propagation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geosciences

College of Arts and Sciences
Boise State University

1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-0399
United States

Dr. James McNamara

Department Chair

Phone: 208-426-1354
Email: jmcnamar@boisestate.edu

Dr. Mark Schmitz

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 208-426-5907
Email: markschmitz@boisestate.edu


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