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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Earth Sciences

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Earth Sciences is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
23
Accepted
7
Enrolled
26%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 8th January 8th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.26%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 10.26%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.56%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geology, geophysics, geochemistry, geobiology, climate and environmental geosciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Steven L. Crouch
Dean
Email: crouch@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2006
Fax: 612-624-2841

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