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University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Los Angeles , CA

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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Department of Earth and Space Sciences is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Master of Science (MS) Geophysics and space physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics and space physics
Master of Science (MS) Geochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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; GRE Subject Test
Comprehensive exams or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

101
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
18%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

68
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.41%
Black or African American 4.41%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.47%
Asian 11.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.94%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (20)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 3683A Geology
Box 951567
Los Angeles, CA  90095
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin McKeegan
Chair
Email: mckeegan@ess.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-1475

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