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University of California, Berkeley

Department of Astrophysics

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Department of Astrophysics is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

125
Applied
6
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 6.9%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.79%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theory, cosmology, radio astronomy, extra solar planets, infrared instrumentation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Berkeley, CA  94720
United States
Contact Prof. Eugene Chiang
Chair
Email: info@astro.berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-5275
Fax: 510-642-3411

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