Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents


  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose
    • The statement of purpose should be a one- to two-page statement describing your professional objectives and your academic and research interests. If possible, the statement should indicate how you see your own research interests overlapping with programs or projects in EAPS. If you have previous research experience, we would like you to write about your experience, and what you accomplished. We are also interested in hearing about any area of your life where you have excelled. Please upload this document into your electronic application. Do not mail separately.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
    • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test is not required by the EAPS Department, but will be viewed if submitted
  • Resume

English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Master's Degree Completion:
    • Not Required

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    January 6* September 1 No Entry

  • *Deadline for receipt of completed applications for priority consideration for financial support

Program Contact Information


  • Name Emjai Gregory
    Phone 765-494-5984
    Email egregor@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Committee
    Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
    Purdue University
    550 Stadium Mall Drive
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
    USA

Additional Information


  • Current master’s students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will not be required to submit a new application
Purdue West Lafayette campus