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Purdue University

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is located in West Lafayette, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
20
Accepted
12
Enrolled
15%

Applying

60
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 January 2nd January 2nd Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate or master's GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Recommended

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.43%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.86%
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.43%
Unknown 1.43%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 0
Male (29)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, paleoclimatology, environmental science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Darryl Granger
Interim Head of the Graduate Program
Email: dgranger@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-3258