Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
31%
69%
student ratio
26
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • 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 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown17%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCoastal and estuarine processes, earthquake and exploration seismology, environmental geology and geophysics, earth surface processes, paleoclimate, groundwater hydrology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, geochemistry, dynamics and processes of sedimentary systems, plate tectonics, structural geology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800
United States

Dr. Gail Kineke

Chairperson

Phone: 617-552-3640

Dr. John Ebel

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 617-552-3640
Email: john.ebel@bc.edu


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