Earth Sciences, B.A. | Syracuse University | Syracuse, United States
48 months
58440 USD/year
58440 USD/year
58440 USD/year
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The Earth Sciences program from Syracuse University  is recommended for those students who enjoy and are intellectually intrigued by the Earth Sciences but intend to pursue careers in broader fields such as law, business, journalism, resource management or teaching and educational outreach.


Key facts

You’ll gain an understanding of natural hazards, assess Earth’s climate variability and global change, predict the migration of man-made pollutants, and explore for the energy and mineral resources upon which society depends.

Consider Earth sciences as your major if you are intrigued by these questions:

  • How was planet Earth formed?
  • What surface and internal processes have shaped the Earth?
  • How has life evolved on Earth?
  • Why are there earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain chains, continents, and oceans?
  • How has the surface of the Earth changed over time?

Life After Syracuse University

With a Earth Sciences program from Syracuse University, you’ll be prepared for careers in a variety of fields, including:

  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Paleontology
  • Oceanography
  • Climate and environmental sciences

Or pursue a graduate degree. Recent graduates of the program have attended some of the top graduate schools in the U.S.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamic Earth
  • Earth System Science
  • Earth Science 
  • Earth Sciences Laboratory
  • Mineralogy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have completed academic work outside the U.S. you must also provide official academic credentials as well as English translations of the documents. If only one document is available, we will accept notarized or certified copies of the original document. If translations are needed, it is your responsibility to have the credentials translated by a reputable translation and evaluation service. Syracuse University will not provide translations for you. A key to the marking system or grading scale should also be included if it is not indicated on the transcript.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58440 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58440 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    58440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58440 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Syracuse

935 - 1370 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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