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Earth Science

Boise State University

24 months
24980 USD/year
24980 USD/year
8060 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students interested in pursuing Earth Science programme of Boise State University should contact the appropriate graduate program coordinator associated with the degree program, as well as faculty members whose research you find interesting.


Earth Science programme is offered at Boise State University.

Key facts:

Being proactive to identify a faculty member who has parallel research interests is an important first step in finding a suitable research program for any potential graduate student.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Geomorphology 
  • Whole Earth Geochemistry 
  • Plate Tectonics 
  • Volcanology 
  • Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography
  • Basin Analysis 
  • Hydrologic Science Core
  • Hydrogeology 
  • Hydrology 
  • Applied Hydrologic Modeling 
  • Aqueous Geochemistry 
  • Geophysics Core
  • Properties and Processes in Geophysics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • A letter of intent outlining background, professional and academic preparation, research interests, career goals and future plans, and 1-3 potential faculty members with which to collaborate.
  • A current résumé.
  • A writing sample (e.g., first authored presentation, technical report, or scientific abstract; undergraduate thesis; writing sample from prior coursework).
  • International graduate applicants must demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to be considered for admission to Boise State. There are several approved ways for applicants to demonstrate English proficiency. Please refer to the International Admissions Office website for current test score requirements.
  • Completion of a Department of Geosciences College Course Summary for Prospective Student form.
  • Three letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional references.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8060 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boise

810 - 1310 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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