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California State University, Chico

Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Chico, CA

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California State University, Chico

Overview

California State University, Chico / Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences is located in Chico, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Environmental science Environmental science
Professional Science Master's (PSM) Environmental science Environmental science
Master of Science (MS) Geosciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

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 GRE General Test
Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
69%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Two letters of recommendation, faculty mentor, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7.69%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 9
Male (9)
Female (12)

Location & Contact

Address 400 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0722
United States
Contact Dr. Russell Shapiro
Chair
Email: geos@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-4300
Fax: 530-898-5234