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Students
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Overview

Indiana University Bloomington / Department of Astronomy is located in Bloomington, IN, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astrophysics
Master of Arts (MA) Astronomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Astronomy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
24%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BA or BS in science
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements BA or BS in science
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$68,746
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (2)
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Stellar and galaxy dynamics, stellar chemical abundances, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
250,323

Location & Contact

Address 727 East 3rd Street
Swain West 318
Bloomington, IN  47405
United States
Contact Dr. Eileen Friel
Chair
Email: efriel@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-6911