Department of Astronomy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Harvard University

Department of Astronomy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Harvard University

Cambridge, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
24%
76%
student ratio
41
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astrophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and paper, research project, 2 semesters of teaching
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 85
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 30
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian24%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage6%
    • Male Percentage94%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtomic and molecular physics, electromagnetism, solar physics, nuclear physics, fluid dynamics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University

Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Peg Herlihy

Phone: 617-495-5315
Email: admiss@fas.harvard.edu


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