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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Wilmington, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina Wilmington / Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences is located in Wilmington, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geoscience
(Graduate Certificate) Geographic information science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
21
Accepted
13
Enrolled
95%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 28th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 recommendations, research essay

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.13%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.13%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (8)

Location & Contact

Address 601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC  28403-3297
United States
Contact Dr. Doug Gamble
Chair
Email: gambled@uncw.edu
Phone: 910-962-3778
Fax: 910-962-7077

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