Department of Astronomy College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan

Department of Astronomy College of Literature, Science, and the Arts University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
48%
52%
student ratio
23
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
19%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy And Astrophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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

19% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 136
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 19
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $90
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • 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 (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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students23
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExtragalactic and galactic astronomy, cosmology, star and planet formation, high energy astrophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
University of Michigan

311 West Hall 1085 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107
United States

Dr. Edwin Bergin

Professor and Chair

Phone: 734-764-3440
Fax: 734-763-6317
Email: ebergin@umich.edu

Mr. Brian Cox

Student Services Coordinator

Phone: 734-764-3440
Fax: 734-763-6317
Email: bmcox@umich.edu


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