18
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Temple University / Department of Earth and Environmental Science is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geosciences

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
29%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (13)
Part-time (0)
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hydraulic modeling, environmental geochemistry and geophysics, paleosas, cyclic stratigraphy, materials research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1901 North 13th Street
326 Beury Hall
Philadelphia, PA  19122
United States
Contact Dr. Jonathan Nyquist
Chair
Email: ees@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-7484
Fax: 215-204-3496