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The University of Tennessee

Department of Geological Sciences

Knoxville, TN

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The University of Tennessee

Overview

The University of Tennessee / Department of Geological Sciences is located in Knoxville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7

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 February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.5%
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.5%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

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

Location & Contact

Address Knoxville, TN  37996
United States
Contact Dr. William Dunne
Phone: 865-974-1000

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