Application Procedures

The Department of Geosciences generally prefers to admit new graduate students for the Fall semester each year, however, admittance for Spring is acceptable. Prospective graduate  students must apply online through the Graduate School.

Information regarding academic rules and regulations, financial assistance, student services, etc., can be found on the Graduate School website:

Application Process

‘The online Graduate School application can be completed at this address::

Application Deadline

Graduate program applicants should complete their application by January 15 to be considered for admission the following Fall. This is a rolling deadline (applications will be accepted past the deadline), but applicants who meet this deadline will, if accepted, have first priority for teaching assistant support and will receive notification of their acceptance as early as late February. Notification of non-acceptance is usually made by May 1.