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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Department of Earth and Space Science

West Chester, PA

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Overview

West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Earth and Space Science is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geoscience
(Teaching Certificate) General science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Final project involving manuscript, presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
19
Accepted
10
Enrolled
83%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental geology, coastal geomorphology (sea level change), geoscience education, water and soil remediation, hydrogeology, energy and sustainability, astronomy, short-term weather forecasting
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA  19383
United States
Contact Dr. Joby Hiliker
Chair
Email: jhiliker@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-3565
Fax: 610-436-3036

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