Gainesville, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
37
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 20
fall application deadline
11%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • 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 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 59
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 11
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian39%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown or International Student50%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

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 year$3,479,302

Location & Contact

Department of Astronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Florida

PO Box 112055
Gainesville, FL 32611
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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