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Western Washington University

Department of Geology

Bellingham, WA

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Western Washington University

Overview

Western Washington University / Department of Geology is located in Bellingham, WA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
20
Accepted
8
Enrolled
77%

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 January 31st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline October 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline February 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 semester hours or last 90 quarter hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 567

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.56%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure/tectonics; sedimentary, glacial and quaternary geomorphology; igneous and metamorphic petrology; hydrology, geophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 516 High Street
Bellingham, WA  98225-5996
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Babcock
Phone: 360-650-3000

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