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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Geology is located in Buffalo, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

88
Applied
52
Accepted
22
Enrolled
59%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

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

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.79%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (10)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Climate, water and the environment, ecosystems and adaptation, geohazards, volcanoes and geodynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 126 Cooke Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Beata Csatho
Professor and Chair
Email: geology@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-3489
Fax: 716-645-3999