Program in Earth and Planetary Sciences College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Program in Earth and Planetary Sciences College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
54
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
23%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Planetary And Space Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 60
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students54
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClimatology, experimental petrology, geochemistry, geographic information technologies, geomorphology, geophysics, hydrogeology, ingeneous petrology, metamorphic petrology, meteoritics, meteorology, micrometeorites, mineralogy, paleoclimatology, paleonology, pedology, petrology, physical volcanology, planetary sciences, precambrian geology, quantenary geology, sedimentary geochemistry, sedimentology, stable isotope geochemistry, stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,509,810

Location & Contact

Program in Earth and Planetary Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

221 Yale Boulevard NE, Northrop Hall, Room 141
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States

Dr. Adrian Brearley

Chair

Phone: 505-277-4204
Fax: 505-277-8843
Email: brearley@unm.edu

Cindy Jaramillo

Administrative Assistant III

Phone: 505-277-1635
Fax: 505-277-8843
Email: epsdept@unm.edu


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