11
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rutgers University–Newark / Program in Environmental Geology is located in Newark, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
50%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B average

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental geology, plate tectonics, geoarchaeology, geophysics, mineralogy-petrology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
124,000

Location & Contact

Address 249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ  07102
United States
Contact Dr. Alex Gates
Program Coordinator and Adviser
Email: agates@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Phone: 973-353-5034
Fax: 973-353-5100