This is an exciting time to pursue graduate studies at the Jackson School.
Already one of the largest and most prestigious Earth science programs, since 2008 we have added 18 new faculty members, an increase of more than 50 percent. This mix of established and rising stars allows us to offer unmatched breadth and depth in our education and research opportunities. In nearly every area of the geosciences, you are likely to find an outstanding graduate supervisor, great peers, and a mix of professional and research opportunities. To explore opportunities for graduate study at the Jackson School, we encourage you to browse the Research section of our site, where you will find detailed information on people and programs in our wide-ranging areas of research. For more information, contact our Graduate Program Coordinator.
Students have the opportunity to work with over 100 faculty and research scientists at the Jackson School’s Department of Geological Sciences, Bureau of Economic Geology and Institute for Geophysics. The researchers across these units are leaders in their fields and often work on the frontiers between disciplines where major developments are taking place.Read More
The GSC consists of faculty and research scientists who are active participants in the Jackson School of Geosciences graduate program at The University of Texas at Austin. The GSC recommends students for admission to the program, sets program-specific requirements for the graduate degrees in geosciences, and recommends students for admission to candidacy for degrees.Read More
On average, Jackson School graduate students admitted with support receive some of the best overall packages in the country. JSG support, in addition to being generous, is guaranteed (subject to requirements) and includes outstanding health benefits. Our students further benefit from living in Austin, a comparatively affordable U.S. city.Read More
The EER Graduate Program provides the opportunity for students to pursue interdisciplinary studies in areas of geosciences, engineering, management, finance, economics, law and policy. This program is well suited for those looking towards 21st century careers in energy, mineral, water, and environmental resources.Read More