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Graduate Research Opportunities

Graduate opportunities exist for prospective M.S. and Ph.D. students interested in Fall 2020 admission. The application deadline is December 31, 2019.

Most Earth & Environmental Sciences graduate students are supported as teaching assistants or as research assistants through funded grants; the annual stipend for TAs and most RAs is currently $25,494 and includes a tuition waiver. Competitive fellowships with larger stipends are also available to top applicants for the Ph.D. program.

Factors we consider in accepting graduate program applicants include:

  • GPAs from previous degree programs; note that we can consider unofficial transcripts, but official transcripts must be submitted for accepted students prior to admission
  • 3 letters of recommendation, preferably from former professors
  • A clear statement of research interests
  • The willingness of a faculty member to serve as a research advisor. View List of Faculty.
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL score, only if appropriate, with a minimum score of 90

GRE and TOEFL Codes

GRE - Science and Engineering – 6173

GRE - EENS Department – 0504

TOEFL – 6173

More information about the department can be obtained via this website and from the Graduate Committee Chair, Dr. Kyle Straub.

View list of faculty

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