48 months
Duration
19860 USD/year
19860 USD/year
10214 USD/year
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About

The Geology program at Wichita State University combines comprehensive training in geology and the natural sciences. Students who expect to earn the BS in geology within a minimum amount of time (four years as a full-time student) should have completed geometry, trigonometry, two years of algebra, and chemistry in high school.

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Overview

The Geology program at Wichita State University prepares you for professional work in industry or government, as well as for graduate study in any field of geoscience or environmental sciences, and for the professional geologist license exam.

Careers

A degree in geology from Wichita State opens doors to employment in government, private industry and education and prepares you to pursue advanced degrees in many scientific areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Geology
  • Historical Geology
  • Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy
  • Petrology & Petrography
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Field Map Methods
  • Structural Geology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Semester Deadlines:

  • Basic Service: Apr. 15
  • Standard Service: Jun. 1
  • Premium Service: Jul. 1

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a cumulative 2.25 or higher GPA on a 4.00 scale, OR
    • Achieve an ACT composite of 21 or higher OR a minimum combined SAT ERW+M score of 1060 (test optional for admission)
    • And, if applicable, achieve a 2.0 GPA on all college credit taken in high school. 
    • Students must submit final high school transcripts.
    • Transcripts or examination results may be sent away for verification. If selected, it may take some time for the verification results to be returned.
    • You do not need to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score when you apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    19860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10214 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Wichita

878 - 1418 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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