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Georgia State University

Department of Geosciences

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Geosciences is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Geographic information systems
Master of Science (MS) Geography
Master of Science (MS) Geology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
14
Accepted
9
Enrolled
78%

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 April 15th April 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 11.36%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.82%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sedimentology, mineralogy, climatology, geographic information science, hydrology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. W. Crawford Elliott
Chair
Email: wcelliott@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5756
Fax: 404-413-5768