Department of Geological Sciences Graduate Application Process
  • Fill out an electronic application form: before March 1st
  • Provide additional admission material, must include:
    • 1) 1 set of official transcripts in sealed envelopes from your undergraduate college or university (mailed to Enrollment Services)
    • 2) Official copy of GRE scores (sent to Enrollment Services)
    • 3) Department Application (pdf) (submit on Decision Desk)
    • 4) 2 letters of recommendation (submit on Decision Desk)

Send all transcripts and test scores to:

Graduate Admissions
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7416


      SDSU Institution Code (GRE and TOEFL – 4682)


Contact: Irene Occhiello (graduate assistant)
Prof. Kathy Thorbjarnarson (graduate advisor)