Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth and Environmental Sciences


Prospective Graduate Students

Information for Prospective Graduate Students

As of Fall 2019 we no longer require the GRE for admission. Please do not send GRE scores. We will not consider GRE scores that are sent. They are removed from the application. Thank you!

 

Application deadline is DECEMBER 15 for admission for the fall semester of the following year.

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APPLICATION AND ADMISSION

WHAT WE OFFER

DEGREE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

FEE WAIVER INFORMATION
 

A waiver of the application fee may be available for some U.S. applicants (see the below for details; this is not available to international applicants). 
 

McNair Scholar Application fee grant program at UM:
https://grad.umn.edu/diversity/mcnair-scholars-resources

Big Ten Academic Alliance FreeApp fee waiver program:
https://www.btaa.org/resources-for/students/freeapp/introduction

All other requests for an application fee waiver should be sent by email to <esci.umn.edu> with a brief statement explaining your situation. Attach to that email a transcript (an unofficial one suffices) and, if applicable, copies of recent financial aid awards or similar evidence for financial need. Any questions about fee waivers are welcome.
 

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