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University of Washington

Department of Earth and Space Sciences

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Earth and Space Sciences is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 Alternate accepted
Departmental qualifying exam, final exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam, general and final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

192
Applied
31
Accepted
13
Enrolled
16%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.97%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,300,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Robert Winglee
Phone: 206-543-2100