65
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Geology and Geophysics is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geology
Master of Engineering (ME) Geological engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geological engineering
Master of Science (MS) Geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

228
Applied
31
Accepted
22
Enrolled
14%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.23%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.54%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.54%
Unknown 4.62%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (10)
Male (24)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary petrology; stratigraphy; paleoclimatology; hydrology; seismology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,104,097

Location & Contact

Address Frederick A. Sutton Building, Room 383
115 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. John Bartley
Chair
Email: john.bartley@utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-1670
Fax: 801-581-7065