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The University of Kansas

Department of Geology

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Geology is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
27
Accepted
17
Enrolled
25%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 31st October 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.52%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.55%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sedimentology, paleontology, tectonics, geophysics, hydrogeology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 120 Lindley Hall
1475 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Luis A. Gonzalez
Chair
Email: lgonzlez@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-4974