48 months
16208 USD/year
16208 USD/year
6843 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geology program at Wichita State University combines comprehensive training in geology and the natural sciences—preparing 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.


Students who expect to earn the BS in Geology from Wichita State University 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.


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 and Petrography
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Field Map Methods
  • Structural Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: Wichita State has a rolling admissions policy for all incoming students


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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.
    • The TOEFL or IELTS are not required to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16208 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16208 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6843 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6843 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.


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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