B.Sc. On Campus

Earth Sciences

Syracuse University

48 months
55920 USD/year
55920 USD/year
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The Earth Sciences program from Syracuse University is recommended for students intending to pursue a career in the Earth Sciences - either professionally or in academia. Most bachelor of science students continue on to graduate school to obtain a master’s degree, the standard entry-level professional degree in the Earth sciences, or a Ph.D. if they intend to pursue a career in academia. 


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
  • History of Earth and Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Common Application
  • Pay the application Fee ($85)
  • Submit your official academic credentials
  • Submit two academic recommendations
  • TOEFL or IELTS required (if English is not your native language)
  • Complete and submit a Visa Information Form
  • Check to see if your college requires any additional materials
  • Submit SAT/ACT scores (Optional)
  • Review all Visa and immigration information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55920 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55920 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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