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University of Maine

School of Earth and Climate Sciences

Orono, ME

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University of Maine

Overview

University of Maine / School of Earth and Climate Sciences is located in Orono, ME.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
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? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
12
Accepted
8
Enrolled
33%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.33%
Unknown 13.33%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 28
Male (37)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geodynamics, climate change, environmental geology, marine geology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
800,000

Location & Contact

Address Orono, ME  04469
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Johnson
Chair
Phone: 207-581-2142
Fax: 207-581-2202