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University of California, Los Angeles

Program in Astronomy

Los Angeles, CA

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University of California, Los Angeles

Overview

University of California, Los Angeles / Program in Astronomy is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Thesis Required
Oral and written qualifying exams; 3 quarters of teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
21
Accepted
5
Enrolled
21%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (or its equivalent if letter grade system not used)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 58
Part-time - 0
Male (51)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 1-707 B Physics and Astronomy Building
Box 951547
Los Angeles, CA  90095
United States
Contact Dr. James Rosenzweig
Chair
Email: rosenzweig@physics.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-206-4541

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