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83.32%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

92%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$6,610

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Geology Degree

The geology degree program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania will help students gain knowledge in the earth sciences, including the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases that compromise the earth, as well as the forces that act upon it. Students who graduate the geology degree program may follow a career path in paleontology, stratigraphy, geological mapping, and more. Courses include instruction in historical geology, geomorphology, and sedimentology, the chemistry of rocks and soils, mineralogy, petrology, geostatistics, volcanology, glaciology, and geophysical principles. Get more details below including other Pennsylvania colleges that offer geology degrees.

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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Edinboro, Pennsylvania and publically funded. Approximately 8,600 students are enrolled annually at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Education
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology

Students applying for admission are most often required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores between 17 to 22 on the ACT or 1240 to 1540 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of around 75% of which only 41% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at edinboro.edu.

Tuition & fees at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs close to $9,200 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $13,000 for the year. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for around a cost of $5,700 per year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more.

Students Enrolled in the Geology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania offers a bachelor's degree program in geology.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male12
Female2

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
Asian1
White12
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2020: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Geology program at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Natural Sciences Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, natural sciences managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 70
    • Average Hourly Rate: $81.50
    • Average Annual Salary: $169520
  • Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 290
    • Average Hourly Rate: $67.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $140610
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 460
    • Average Hourly Rate: $93.46
    • Average Annual Salary: $194390

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Description

Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.43
    • Average Annual Salary: $69530
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 50
    • Average Hourly Rate: $43.99
    • Average Annual Salary: $91500

Hydrologists

Description

Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation, its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and its return to the ocean and atmosphere.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, hydrologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.9% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 30
    • Average Hourly Rate: $44.03
    • Average Annual Salary: $91580

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Edinboro University of Pennsylvania accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care for children

Intercollegiate Athletics

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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