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Case Western Reserve University

Department of Astronomy

Cleveland, OH

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Case Western Reserve University

Overview

Case Western Reserve University / Department of Astronomy is located in Cleveland, OH, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
7
Accepted
1
Enrolled
29%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

2
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Optical observational astronomy, high- and low-dispersion spectroscopy, theoretical astrophysics, galactic structure, computational theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Contact Prof. Stacy McGaugh
Professor and Chair
Email: stacy.mcgaugh@case.edu
Phone: 216-368-1808
Fax: 216-368-5406