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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Geosciences is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Geosciences
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Earth science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geosciences

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend 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
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
13
Accepted
6
Enrolled
33%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, petrology, planetary studies, planetary geology, mineralogy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,884,906

Location & Contact

Address Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel M. Davis
Chair
Email: daniel.davis@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8217
Fax: 631-632-8240

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