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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 in ​coastal geology, ​geomicrobiology, ​geochemistry,​ ​geomorphology,​ ​geophysics, ​hydrogeology,​ ​mineralogy, petrology, ​stratigraphy,​ ​​and ​Quaternary geology.

UD Tuition:

The University of Delaware published graduate student tuition base rate for graduate credit in 2016-17 is $1,720 per credit hour. UD Deans may offer adjustments to students in specific programs that may reduce the per credit costs.


Application Deadline:

February-01 Priority consideration for admission and funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

October-01 Final deadline to apply


For more about this program contact:
Department of Geological Sciences
Penny Hall
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-2569 • Email >



College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Mohsen Badiey, Interim Dean, Dean

Neil Sturchio,
Department Chair

Clara Chan,
Graduate Director


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