Students wishing to receive full consideration for financial support from the Department of Geology (departmental scholarships, Teaching Assistantships, and Research Assistantships) are advised to submit their online application (including recommendation letters and GRE scores) by January 1 for the following fall semester and October 1 for the following spring semester.
We consider applications for the fall semester received after January 1 until approximately March 1. Please contact us if you have special circumstances. Applications received at any time are considered for financial support if funds are available.
For exceptional PhD applicants wishing to be considered for the UB Presidential or Dean’s Scholarships, application submission by January 1 is strongly recommended.
With questions about the graduate application process, please contact Sharon Hassett, Graduate Secretary.
We welcome your application to our department and hope you can join our community of scholars!
Incoming freshman or undergraduate transfer applicants who are interested in pursuing geoloigcal sciences study must first apply and be accepted to the University at Buffalo. All relevant information, including admissions criteria, the online application, dates and deadlines, and standardized test score requirements, can be found by visiting UB Undergraduate Admissions.
Current undergraduate students who are interested in majoring (Bachelor of Sciences or Bachelor of Arts) or minoring in geological sciences must complete and submit the Apply to Major Form.
With questions about the undergraduate application process, please contact Sharon Hassett, Undergraduate Secretary.