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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Wilmington, NC

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington

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 23

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 Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
25
Accepted
19
Enrolled
74%

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 April 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 30th 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 Paper score: 550
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

43
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.33%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.33%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
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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