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The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Department of Space Science

Huntsville, AL

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Overview

The University of Alabama in Huntsville / Department of Space Science is located in Huntsville, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Oral and written exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
58%

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 July 15th April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 30th September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$11,214
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 47%
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 (69%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 1

Location & Contact

Address 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899
United States
Contact Dr. Gary Zank
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Email: gary.zank@uah.edu
Phone: 256-961-7536
Fax: 256-824-6819

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