Jul 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Earth Sciences

Geological Sciences (MS, PhD)

Telephone: (302) 831-2569 or 831-8750

Departmental Information

Faculty Profiles

Program Overview

The University of Delaware offers academic and research programs leading to Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Geological Sciences to qualified students who hold bachelor’s degrees in the field of geology or related science and engineering disciplines. Major research emphases are coastal and marine geology, geomorphology, hydrogeology, stratigraphy, Quaternary geology, and near-surface geophysics.

Requirements for Admission

Admission to the graduate program in the Department of Earth Sciences is evaluated on the basis of the applicant’s GRE scores, undergraduate record, three letters of recommendation, and research interests language. Applicants should have a combined verbal and quantitative GRE scores of at least 1050. A minimum TOEFL score of 600 is required for foreign applicants for whom English is not the first language. Admission to the graduate program in the Department of Earth Sciences is selective and competitive based on the number of qualified applicants and the availability of faculty and facilities. Students who meet the minimum academic requirements are not guaranteed admission.

Financial Aid

Please refer to Graduate Fellowships and Assistantships  for more information.