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Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022
phone: (208) 885-6192

Geology undergraduate students digging for plant fossils near Clarkia, Idaho.


Because of the university's size, location in the Rocky Mountain west, and opportunities to work personally with internationally recognized faculty, our students are getting private-college service at the state's flagship institution.

Our graduates have excellent employment opportunities in environmental geology, water resources, earth science education, minerals exploration, and the petroleum industry. If you are considering a science course, interested in pursuing a major, or contemplating graduate school, explore this web site for more information and feel free to come by and visit.

Learn more about the Undergraduate Program and Graduate Programs.

See a listing of geology courses and hydrology courses offered.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (2010-2020) predict excellent job opportunities for geoscientists and hydrologists