Bloomington, IN
location
Public
type
Small
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
20
total students
Tuition Cost $68,746
$68,746
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
23%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astrophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Astrophysics ]
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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 Thesis Alternate accepted and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and oral defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, BA or BS in science
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, BA or BS in science
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$68,746
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty12
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStellar and galaxy dynamics, stellar chemical abundances, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$250,323

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences
Indiana University Bloomington

727 East 3rd Street Swain West 318
Bloomington, IN 47405
United States

Dr. Eileen Friel

Chair

Phone: 812-855-6911
Email: efriel@indiana.edu

Tiffany Freeman

Office Services Senior Assistant

Phone: 812-855-6911
Fax: 812-855-8725
Email: tsfreema@indiana.edu


More Featured Schools

Log in to Peterson's

Forgot your password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.

{{SchoolName}}

I certify that I am the subscriber to the provided cellular or other wireless number and I authorize {{SchoolName}} and its representatives and agents to contact me regarding educational opportunities at any current and future numbers that I provide for my cellular telephone or other wireless device using automatic dialing systems, artificial or prerecorded messages, and/or SMS text messages, even if I will be charged by my service provider(s) for receiving such communications. Consent is not a condition for receiving more information from {{SchoolName}}, and I understand that if I no longer wish to receive communications, I will need to contact {{SchoolName}} to alter this consent.

Disagree Agree
Petersons Monthly Scholarship

School's out! Don’t spend your summer filling out those dreaded scholarship forms!

Apply in 1-min or less for Peterson's $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes to help cover education expenses.

Enter