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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Program in Geology

Pomona, CA

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Overview

Program in Geology / Program in Geology is located in Pomona, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam a BachelorÔÇÖs degree in Geology or a closely related discipline; 2 letters of recommendation; personal statement; a minimum of 36 quarter units or 24-semester units of undergraduate coursework in Geoscience related disciplines
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
12
Accepted
9
Enrolled
92%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam A BachelorÔÇÖs degree in Geology or a closely related discipline; 2 letters of recommendation; personal statement; a minimum of 36 quarter units or 24-semester units of undergraduate coursework in Geoscience related disciplines
Master's Degree Requirements - Two letters of recommendation - A one-page personal statement of interest, including research and career aspirations

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.67%
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Petrology; geochronology; field geology; tectonics; mineral exploration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA  91768-2557
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan A. Nourse
Graduate Coordinator/Professor & Chair, Department of Geological Sciences
Email: janourse@cpp.edu
Phone: 909-869-3460
Fax: 909-869-2920

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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