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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Department of Geosciences

Lincoln, NE

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Overview

University of Nebraska–Lincoln / Department of Geosciences is located in Lincoln, NE.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 1

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Departmental qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exams

Admissions

Applying

40
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 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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.65%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hydrogeology, sedimentology, environmental geology, vertebrate paleontology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 14th and R Streets
Lincoln, NE  68588
United States
Contact Dr. Norman Smith
Chair
Phone: 402-472-2663
Fax: 402-472-4917