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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
10
Accepted
6
Enrolled
33%

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 May 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline February 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Basin analysis, volcanology, quaternary studies, engineering geophysics, marine geology, biogeochemistry and paleoceanography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Kenneth G. Miller
Phone: 732-445-4636