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Department of Geology and Geophysics College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • Fairbanks, AK
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 75
    total students
  • $7,254 | $14,814
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [economic geology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [quaternary geology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [remote sensing]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [volcanology]
      Master of Science (MS) [petroleum geology]
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS) [remote sensing]
      Master of Science (MS) [snow, ice, and permafrost geophysics]
      Master of Science (MS) [solid-earth geophysics]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 72
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,254
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,814
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown29%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGlacial surging, volcanology, geochronology, impact cratering, permafrost geophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Geology and Geophysics

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 755780
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5780
United States

Dr. Paul McCarthy

Department Co-Chair

Phone: 907-474-7565
Fax: 907-474-5163
Email: geology@uaf.edu

Libby Eddy

Registrar and Director of Admissions

Phone: 907-474-7500
Fax: 907-474-7097
Email: admissions@uaf.edu



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