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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Department of Geosciences

Milwaukee, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee / Department of Geosciences is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geological sciences
Master of Science (MS) Geological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
30%

Applying

56
Application Fee - Domestic
96
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, geosciences, geophysics, hydrogeology, paleontology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI  53201-0413
United States
Contact Dr. Barry Cameron
Department Chair
Email: bcameron@uwm.edu
Phone: 414-229-3136