Earth Science Graduate Degree Program

Description

The Department of Earth Science is renowned for involving students in cutting-edge research, frequently including unmatched field experience. The department offers programs leading to M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Science within a diverse array of specializations, including: biogeology, geochemistry, geochronology, geomorphology, geophysics, marine geophysics, paleo-climatology, paleo-oceanography, paleobiology, petrology, Quaternary geology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, seismoacoustics, seismotectonics, structural geology and crustal evolution, and tectonics.

General Information

Website http://www.geol.ucsb.edu/
Address Department of Earth Sciences
University of California, Santa Barbara
Webb Hall, Room 1006
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9630
(USA)
Phone (805) 893-3329
Email grad@geol.ucsb.edu
Degrees Offered MS, PhD
Requirements
  • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
  • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
  • GRE General test scores
  • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
  • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
  • International Applicants: Please send a pre-application email to the graduate program coordinator (grad@geol.ucsb.edu), providing the following information: GRE scores, GPA, TOEFL score, degree objective (i.e. PhD or MS), area(s) of specialization, and name(s) of faculty you would like as principal advisor(s).
Deadlines Fall Only - January 8, 2018
Emphases N/A
Specializations N/A
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      • Address
        • Department of Earth Sciences
          University of California, Santa Barbara
          Webb Hall, Room 1006 Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9630
          (USA)
      • Phone
        • (805) 893-3329
      • Degrees Offered
        • MS, PhD
      • Requirements
          • Online application: https://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/eapp
          • Statement of Purpose, Personal Achievements/Contributions, and Resume or CV (submitted in the online application)
          • Three Letters of Recommendation (submitted online)
          • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (submitted online)
          • GRE General test scores
          • TOEFL scores 550 Paper-Based Test (PBT), 80 Internet-Based Test (IBT) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Overall Band score of 7 or higher (if applicable)
          • Final/Official transcripts will be required for all applicants who are admitted and have indicated their intent to enroll at UC Santa Barbara by submitting a Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). UC Santa Barbara reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admissions process, and rescind any offer of admission made if discrepancies between uploaded and official transcript(s) are found.
          • International Applicants: Please send a pre-application email to the graduate program coordinator (grad@geol.ucsb.edu), providing the following information: GRE scores, GPA, TOEFL score, degree objective (i.e. PhD or MS), area(s) of specialization, and name(s) of faculty you would like as principal advisor(s).
      • Pre-Application
        • No Pre-Application Necessary
      • Deadlines
        • Fall Only - January 8, 2018
      • Emphases
        • N/A
      • Specializations
          N/A