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Case Western Reserve University

Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences

Cleveland, OH

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Case Western Reserve University

Overview

Case Western Reserve University / Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences is located in Cleveland, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
3
Accepted
1
Enrolled
30%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

6
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 16.67%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geochemistry, hydrology, ecology, geomorphology, planetary science, stratigraphy and basin analysis, igneous petrology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Contact James Van Orman
Professor and Chair
Email: james.vanorman@case.edu
Phone: 216-368-3765
Fax: 216-368-3691

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