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East Carolina University

Department of Geological Sciences

Greenville, NC

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Overview

East Carolina University / Department of Geological Sciences is located in Greenville, NC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geology
(Certificate) Hydrogeology and environmental geology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 6

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
18
Accepted
10
Enrolled
90%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st December 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.34%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Coastal and marine geology and biogeochemistry, economic geology, hydrogeology and groundwater geochemistry, quaternary paleoclimate and landscape evolution, structural and stratigraphic evolution of North America
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address East 5th Street
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Culver
Chair
Email: culvers@ecu.edu
Phone: 252-328-6360
Fax: 252-328-4391

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