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San Diego State University

Department of Geological Sciences

San Diego, CA

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San Diego State University

Overview

San Diego State University / Department of Geological Sciences is located in San Diego, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
28
Accepted
14
Enrolled
82%

Applying

55
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 May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in related field, 2 letters of reference

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10.34%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Earthquakes, hydrology, meteorological analysis and tomography studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
965,830

Location & Contact

Address 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA  92182
United States
Contact Gary Girty
Phone: 619-594-5200

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