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Application Information

Thank you for your interest in graduate study in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at UIC. We admit both Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students. Applicants are considered and admitted for both fall and spring semesters.

We invite you to explore our EaES Research Themes and Faculty web pages. We encourage prospective students to contact individual faculty members via email with questions regarding research interests and opportunities.

Additionally, please take a look through our Guided Prompts (for your Personal Statement) and Application Checklist to help you prepare and submit your documents for application into our graduate program.

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  • MS and PhD We have robust programs for MS and PhD students. Our students go on to earn jobs in industry, government, and academia.

  • Fall or Spring We offer admission to students for the Fall and Spring semesters. Deadlines: January 15 for Fall admission and July 15 for Spring admission.

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