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

  • Chicago, IL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 25%75%
    student ratio
  • 32
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 11
    fall application deadline
  • 18%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 101
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • 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 11th January 11th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesdepartment candidacy examination, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, IELTS recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 28
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchQuasi-stellar object absorption lines, fluid dynamics, interstellar matter, particle physics, cosmology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Division of the Physical Sciences
University of Chicago

5801 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637-1513
United States

Edward Kolb

Ms. Laticia Rebeles



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