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University of Wyoming

Department of Geology and Geophysics

Laramie, WY

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Overview

University of Wyoming / Department of Geology and Geophysics is located in Laramie, WY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
23
Accepted
11
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
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
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
44%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 28.89%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 2
Male (18)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Low-temp geochemistry, geohydrology, paleontology, structure/tectonics, sedimentation and petroleum geology, petrology, geophysics/seismology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY  82071
United States
Contact Dr. Arthur W. Snoke
Head
Phone: 307-766-3386