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Geological Sciences at Brown University

Our Graduate Program is rated among the top programs in the nation and the world. Our faculty members, nationally and internationally acknowledged leaders in their fields, engage in externally supported research which is defining the direction of inquiry for the next decade. Prospective grad students: click here.

The Undergraduate students enjoy small class sizes in modern teaching facilities, and even in their first year have the opportunity to get involved in cutting-edge research.

Our department is known across the Brown campus as being open and friendly (Earth System History group pictured on the left). Twenty-five faculty guide 40-50 undergraduate concentrators and 50-60 graduate students in a collaborative and fun learning environment.

Directions to the Department of Geological Sciences.