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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Geosciences is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
20
Accepted
8
Enrolled
37%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 2.38%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, petrology, planetary studies, planetary geology, mineralogy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,318,900

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Phillips
Chair
Email: brian.phillips@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8217
Fax: 631-632-8240

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