Want to study the Earth? Find your future? Make a difference?
Do it all at the highly ranked Jackson School of Geosciences. We offer an unparalleled undergraduate experience featuring the benefits of a small college within a major university. As a student here, you’ll gain access to world-class researchers working in all fields of the earth sciences, on everything from safeguarding the environment and finding energy to studying climate, natural hazards, and ancient forms of life. You will travel the country (or world) doing exciting field work. As an advanced undergraduate, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in career-building research projects. And through close ties to professors and a home base in our new student center, you will be part of a strong community. Our communal atmosphere may look like a lot of fun, but it’s also sound preparation for professional geoscience, where teamwork, networking, and lifelong learning are keys to success.
The Jackson School of Geosciences. What starts here changes the world.
Geologists work in the field, the lab, and with computers to seek a greater understanding of Earth. Geoscientists help protect the planet by studying it, learning from it, and predicting what the future will bring. As a geoscientist, you can make a huge impact on the world around you.Read More
Admissions & Visits
Are you are a high school student or currently at another college or university and thinking about transferring to the Jackson School of Geosciences? Do you have a keen interest in the geosciences? Would you like to visit the Jackson School before you make your decision to join us? If your answers are yes, then you are at the right place.Read More
Fieldwork is an integral part of the Jackson School undergraduate experience, from Introduction to Geology to our cornerstone summer field courses. While other earth science programs have scaled back field offerings, we’ve ramped ours up, expanding courses in hydrogeology and marine geosciences.Read More
Jackson Scholars Program
The Jackson School of Geosciences offers undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in community outreach, professional experiences, academic research, and international study through the Jackson Scholars Program. The Jackson Scholars Program actively recruits students in their first through third years.Read More
The Jackson School of Geosciences offers a departmental honors program to undergraduate majors. The honors program is closely tied to the pursuit of advanced research projects.Read More