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California Institute of Technology

Department of Astronomy

Pasadena , CA

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California Institute of Technology

Overview

California Institute of Technology / Department of Astronomy is located in Pasadena, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Candidacy and final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
13
Accepted
19%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (85%)
Female (14%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Male (10)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Observational and theoretical astrophysics, cosmology, radio astronomy, solar physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1200 East California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA  91125-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Lynne Hillenbrand
Phone: 626-395-6811

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