Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Kansas State University

Department of Geology College of Arts and Sciences Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
34%
66%
student ratio
32
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
47%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in all geology undergraduate coursework, two semesters of calculus
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, stipends

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander4%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchChemical hydrogeology, petroleum geology, exploration seismic and near surface geophysics, late Pleistocene geochronology, igneous petrology, isotope geology, volcanology, climate change, tidal sedimentation processes, luminescence dating, biomineralization
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$147,280

Location & Contact

Department of Geology

College of Arts and Sciences
Kansas State University

108 Thompson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
United States

Dr. Pamela Kempton

Head

Phone: 785-532-6724
Fax: 785-532-5159
Email: pkempton@ksu.edu

Dr. Matthew Brueseke

Co-Director of Graduate Studies/Domestic Applicant Advisor

Phone: 785-532-1908
Fax: 785-532-5159
Email: brueseke@ksu.edu


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