Portland, OR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
27
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Certificate
      Master of Arts (MA) [Geology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geology ]
    • Environmental Sciences And Resources Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Environmental Sciences ]
    • Science/Geology Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Science Education ]
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST) [Science Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and field comprehensive
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 31st January 31st Yes
    • Winter deadline January 31st January 31st Yes
    • Spring deadline January 31st January 31st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, BA/BS in geology, minimum GPA of 3.0 in geology-related and allied sciences, resume, and statement of intent, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students27
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSediment transport, volcanic environmental geology, coastal and fluvial processes
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$819,730

Location & Contact

Department of Geology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Portland State University

PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
United States

Dr. Martin Streck

Chair

Phone: 503-725-3379
Fax: 503-725-3025
Email: streckm@pdx.edu

Dr. Andrew Fountain

Graduate Committee Chair

Phone: 503-725-3386
Fax: 503-725-3025
Email: andrew@pdx.edu

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