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Application Information

Application Deadlines

Applicants who meet the priority deadline will receive priority consideration for admission and assistantships.

Priority Deadlines

  • Fall - Jan. 15
  • Spring - Sept. 1
  • Summer - Feb. 1

All materials should be sent directly to the University of Idaho Graduate Admissions office. When packets are complete, they forward materials to our department for review. Please note that all of these items must be received in the Graduate Admissions office by the application deadline, including the letters of recommendation, otherwise you run the risk of not being considered for an assistantship due to an incomplete application.

Application Requirements

  • University Graduate College application form
  • Official transcripts from each university attended
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of interest, including relevant work and/or research experience

Information on How to Apply

Please review the following links.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact faculty members directly to find out more information about specific research programs and research funding opportunities in the department.

Need Additional Information?

For additional information about scholarships, assistantships, tuition waivers, or the Earth and Spatial Sciences academic program, please contact:

Renee Jensen-Hasfurther (
Department of Earth and Spatial Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3021
Moscow, ID 83844-3021


Department of Earth and Spatial Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure 201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021
Moscow ID, 83843-3021

Geography: 208-885-6216
Geology: 208-885-6192