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Florida International University

Department of Earth and Environment

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Earth and Environment is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geosciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Earth science
Master of Science (MS) Geosciences
Master of Science (MS) Environmental studies
Professional Master of Science (PSM) Natural resources management and policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
44
Accepted
27
Enrolled
55%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.65%
Black or African American 5.1%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.08%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

48
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 15
Male (32)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Determination of dispersivity and hydraulic conductivity in the Biscayne Aquifer
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Rene Price
Chair
Email: rene.price@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3119

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