24 months
25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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West Virginia University offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in both Geology and Geography. Students come from places as far away as Nigeria, China and India and as close to home as Morgantown, WV. 


Key facts

The mix of students at this Geology program from West Virginia University is crucial to the educational experience the university offers. Most of the graduate students receive graduate assistantships from the department.


Job opportunities continue to be excellent for our graduates. Within one year of graduation, essentially 100% of those students earning a M.S. in geology either continue their education or are placed in well-paying professional positions or Ph.D. programs. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Aided Subsurface Interpretations
  • Sedimentary Geology in Ireland
  • Surficial and Glacial Geology
  • Problems in Geomorphology
  • Tectonics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 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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