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ACCEPTANCE RATE

93.32%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

94%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

16:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$7,177

Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition

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Geology Degree

The geology degree program at University of Southern Indiana 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 Indiana colleges that offer geology degrees.

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University of Southern Indiana

Also known as Indiana Tech IIT

1600 E Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN

University of Southern Indiana provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Evansville, IN and publically funded. Approximately eleven thousand students are enrolled per year at USI.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs USI offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to this school. Scores in a range of 18 to 24 on the ACT or 1290 to 1593 on the SAT are recommended to increase the chance of acceptance. This school has an admissions rate of 72% of which only 44% decided to attend. More information on admissions can be found at usi.edu.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay around $6,600 and nonresidents pay $15,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is estimated to be $4,200. This school may provide financial aid for students who qualify by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The USI "Screaming Eagles" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.usi.edu.

Students Enrolled in the Geology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Indiana Tech IIT offers a bachelor's degree program in geology.

Students by Gender (2019)

 Graduates
Male3
Female1

Students by Race (2019)

 Graduates
White3
Multiple Races1

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 University of Southern Indiana, 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

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

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

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

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students Indiana Tech IIT accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any 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 students and alumni, University of Southern Indiana may provide services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Intercollegiate Athletics

Indiana Tech IIT is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II without football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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