B.Sc. On Campus

Geological Sciences

Rutgers University

48 months
29756 USD/year
29756 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Geological Sciences program of Rutgers University aims to foster the intellectual development of its students within a geoscience perspective, and to prepare them to evaluate critical contemporary issues and problems relating to the earth's physical environment.


About the Program

For anyone contemplating graduate studies and a professional career in geoscience, certain ancillary courses are required and others strongly recommended.

How You Will Learn

The department offers rigorous courses that are comparable to the best in the country. Student research is an integral part of the learning experience and provides opportunities for enhanced understanding. Technical abilities and effective communication are emphasized in preparation for successful careers and graduate studies. Small classes provide individual attention to students for enhanced learning. Students in the Geological Sciences program of Rutgers University are considered by both industry leaders and graduate programs to be well prepared for their chosen paths.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planet Earth
  • Environmental Geology
  • Geologic Field Methods
  • Stratigraphy
  • Structural Geology
  • Rocks and Minerals

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

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14878 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14878 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Newark

935 - 1600 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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