Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Division of the Physical Sciences University of Chicago

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics Division of the Physical Sciences University of Chicago

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
25%
75%
student ratio
28
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 9
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 135
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 9th January 9th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 9
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown19%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCosmology, exoplanets, galaxy formation, interstellar and intergalactic matter, astroparticle physics, high-performance computation in astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Division of the Physical Sciences
University of Chicago

5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Angela Olinto

Chairman

Phone: 773-702-8203
Fax: 773-702-8212

Ms. Laticia Rebeles

Graduate Student Affairs Administrator

Phone: 773-702-9808
Fax: 773-702-8212
Email: lrebeles@oddjob.uchicago.edu


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