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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Bloomington, IN

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Indiana University Bloomington

Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is located in Bloomington, IN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hydrogeology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geobiology
Master of Science (MS) Stratigraphy and sedimentology
Master of Science (MS) Geophysics, structural geology and tectonics
Master of Science (MS) Biogeochemistry
Master of Science (MS) Mineralogy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Stratigraphy and sedimentology
Master of Science (MS) Geobiology
Master of Science (MS) Economic geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economic geology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mineralogy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geophysics, structural geology and tectonics
Master of Science (MS) Hydrogeology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biogeochemistry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

111
Applied
18
Accepted
18
Enrolled
16%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.56%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geophysics, geochemistry, hydrogeology, geobiology, planetary science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
644,299

Location & Contact

Address 107 South Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN  47405-7000
United States
Contact Lisa Pratt
Chair
Email: geochair@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-5581
Fax: 812-855-7899