Department of Astronomy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Department of Astronomy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
36
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 20
fall application deadline
21%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 46
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 20th January 20th 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, GRE Subject Test (physics), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSolar systems, stars and stellar populations, star formation and interstellar medium, structure and evolution of galaxies, extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, extrasolar planets and instrumentation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 112055
Gainesville, FL 32611-2055
United States

Charles Telesco

Professor and Departmental Chair

Phone: 352-294-1832
Fax: 352-392-5089
Email: telesco@astro.ufl.edu

Anthony Gonzalez

Associate Professor

Phone: 352-294-1845 ext. 233
Fax: 352-392-5089
Email: anthony@astro.ufl.edu


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