17
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Hampton University / Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences is located in Hampton, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
0%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 23.53%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 23.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Remote sensing, polar stratospheric and mesospheric clouds, lidar and related technologies, astrobiology, atmospheric dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 23 Tyler Street
Hampton, VA  23668
United States
Contact Dr. Robert P. Loughman
Chairperson
Email: robert.loughman@hamptonu.edu
Phone: 757-727-5108
Fax: 757-727-5090