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Harvard University

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Cambridge, MA

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Harvard University

Overview

Harvard University / Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
19
Accepted
11
Enrolled
18%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.84%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 21.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (24)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Economic geography, geochemistry, geophysics, mineralogy, crystallography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cambridge, MA  02138
United States
Contact Ventatesh Narayanamurti
Phone: 617-495-1000

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