Geological & Earth Sciences at Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross is located in Alpine, Texas and approximately 2,406 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 6 geology majors received their bachelor's degree from Sul Ross.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Geological & Earth Sciences section at the bottom of this page.
Sul Ross Geological & Earth Sciences Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Geology
- Master’s Degree in Geology
Sul Ross Geological & Earth Sciences Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the geology progam at Sul Ross compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The geology major at Sul Ross is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geological & Earth Sciences. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Geological & Earth Sciences Master’s Degree Schools||11|
|Most Focused Geological & Earth Sciences Schools||41|
|Most Popular Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools||301|
Geology Student Demographics at Sul Ross
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the geology majors at Sul Ross State University.
Sul Ross Geological & Earth Sciences Bachelor’s Program
About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in geology at Sul Ross are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities in its geology bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a bachelor's in geology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Sul Ross Geological & Earth Sciences Master’s Program
In the geology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 25% of degree recipients. That is 4% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's in geology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Sul Ross also has a doctoral program available in geology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Geology Grads May Go Into
A degree in geology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Sul Ross State University.
|Occupation||Jobs in TX||Average Salary in TX|
|Natural Sciences Managers||2,620||$127,270|
|Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors||940||$104,760|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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