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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Geological Sciences

San Antonio, TX

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Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Geological Sciences is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
19
Accepted
12
Enrolled
79%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, statement of research interest, undergraduate transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.13%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 9.38%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 2
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hydrogeology, sedimentary and stratigraphy, structure, paleontology, geographic information science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
811,684

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Lance L. Lambert
Department Chair
Email: lance.lambert@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-5447

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