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Texas Tech University

Department of Geosciences

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of Geosciences is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geosciences
Master of Science (MS) Atmospheric science
Master of Science (MS) Geography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geosciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

120
Applied
26
Accepted
17
Enrolled
22%

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 June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

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 February 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.59%
Black or African American 1.37%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.74%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 3
Male (27)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, geophysics, geochemistry, geospatial technology, atmospheric sciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,812,683

Location & Contact

Address Box 41053
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffrey A. Lee
Chairman
Email: jeff.lee@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-8228
Fax: 806-742-0100