Orono, ME
location
Public
type
Small
setting
40%
60%
student ratio
30
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
33%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Water Resources Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

33% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 33
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown or International Student12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty51
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGeodynamics, climate change, environmental geology, marine geology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$800,000

Location & Contact

School of Earth and Climate Sciences

College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture
University of Maine

Orono, ME 04469
United States

Dr. Scott Johnson

Chair

Phone: 207-581-2142
Fax: 207-581-2202

Scott Delcourt

Assistant Vice President for Graduate Studies and Senior Associate Dean

Phone: 207-581-3291
Fax: 207-581-3232
Email: graduate@maine.edu

relovate ad

More Featured Schools

Log in to Peterson's

Forgot your password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.

{{SchoolName}}

I certify that I am the subscriber to the provided cellular or other wireless number and I authorize {{SchoolName}} and its representatives and agents to contact me regarding educational opportunities at any current and future numbers that I provide for my cellular telephone or other wireless device using automatic dialing systems, artificial or prerecorded messages, and/or SMS text messages, even if I will be charged by my service provider(s) for receiving such communications. Consent is not a condition for receiving more information from {{SchoolName}}, and I understand that if I no longer wish to receive communications, I will need to contact {{SchoolName}} to alter this consent.

Disagree Agree
Petersons Monthly Scholarship

School's out! Don’t spend your summer filling out those dreaded scholarship forms!

Apply in 1-min or less for Peterson's $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes to help cover education expenses.

Enter