Prospective Undergraduate Students

In the Undergraduate Geosciences program, you will have the opportunity to explore, discover, and train in the integrative and interdisciplinary field of Earth science. Our program focuses on tectonics, geophysics, climate & surface dynamics, earth materials & geochemistry. Our graduates pursue careers in research and education, energy and mineral resources, environmental policy, and many other areas. Please visit additional Undergraduate sections of our website to learn more about the field, as well as various opportunities available to current University of Arizona students.

As an incoming Undergraduate Geosciences student, you will:

  • have strong support from our faculty, instructors and academic advisors
  • get hands-on experience in the classroom
  • gain mathematical and scientific research skills early on, that will be necessary to continue into more rigorous Geosciences classes during your Undergraduate career

Helpful Resources for Incoming Undergraduate Students:

Hear from Current and Former Undergraduate Students:




Information for Transfer Students:

UA's Transfer Center provides helpful resources for incoming transfer students.


For more information about an undergraduate program contact:

Undergraduate Admissions
Gould-Simpson Rm. 214
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0077

Phone: (520) 621-4845