What will I learn?

The department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers programs leading to the MS in Earth Sciences, Environmental and Coastal Sciences.

Sub disciplines

Specific graduate topics for research supported by the department are diverse, reflecting the diversity of the faculty, and include among others, Igneous Petrology, Geophysics, Aquatic Ecology, Geomorphology, Coastal Oceanography, Coastal and Marine Geology, Sediment logy, and Paleontology.

Which department am I in?

College of Sciences

Study options

Full Time (81 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$13,678.00 per year
I-20 Amounts (International Students): USD $14,230

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 August 2020, 20 January 2021


College of Sciences

1100 Science Building, University of New Orleans,

2000 Lakeshore Drive,



70148, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Admission requirements into the program are similar to those of a Master’s degree and include a GPA of at least 3.0, GRE combined score of at least 300, and for international students, a TOEFL score of 550 or equivalent is required. In addition, applicants must previously contact faculty for available positions in their research groups; faculty must be in agreement to supervise students at the time of evaluation. Students without a faculty advisor will not be considered.

Application Deadline for Ph.D.: Spring Admission: October 15; Summer Admission: May 1; Fall Admission: March 15.

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About this uni

Based in Louisiana, USA the institution prides itself on providing a high level of education that is accessible to everyone.

  • Multicultural and diverse university
  • Based in the vibrant city of New Orleans
  • Financial assistance for 77% of students
  • Develops work-ready graduates