University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Earth Sciences


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Geological Sciences;, Ph.D. - Geological Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our graduate program offers both academic rigor and the chance to work closely with faculty members with diverse science backgrounds (19 tenure-track and 12 research faculty) toward the Ph.D. or joint M.S./Ph.D. degrees. Most students are funded with teaching or research assistantships, or fellowships.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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