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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Geosciences

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Department of Geosciences is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

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
Other Advanced 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 Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
32%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
85%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 6
Male (9)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geotectonics and applied geophysics, environmental geosciences, urban geoscience, geoinformatics-remote sensing, atmospheric research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Dr. Wei Ji
Chair
Email: jiwei@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-1335
Fax: 816-235-5535