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Vanderbilt University

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Nashville, TN

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Vanderbilt University

Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
12%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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, GRE Subject Test (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 94%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Geochemical processes, magmatic processes and crustal evolution, paleoecology and paleo environments, sedimentary systems, transport phenomena, environmental policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Goodbred
Chair
Email: g.gualda@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-2976