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Kansas State University

Department of Geology

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Geology is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban 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? No
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

38
Applied
23
Accepted
13
Enrolled
61%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all geology undergraduate coursework, two semesters of calculus

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 92%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 6
Male (21)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chemical hydrogeology, petroleum geology, geophysics, Quaternary geology, igneous petrology, isotope geology, volcanology, paleoclimatology, sedimentology, luminescence dating, geomicrobiology, environmental geology, structural geology, economic geology, tectonics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
147,280

Location & Contact

Address 108 Thompson Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. Pamela Kempton
Head
Email: pkempton@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6724
Fax: 785-532-5159

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