University of Maryland

Department: 
Astronomy
Fields Studied: 
Asteroids, Astrophysics, Comets, Dust, Exoplanets, Infrared Astronomy, Instrumentation, Meteorites, Moon, Optical Astronomy, Planetary Dynamics, Planetary Evolution, Pluto/KBOs, Radio Astronomy, Remote Sensing, Rings, Small Bodies, Space Plasma Physics, Star & Planet Formation, Surfaces, X-Ray Astronomy
State/Province: 
MD
Country: 
USA
Degrees Offered: 
PhD
Minimum GPA: 
3
General GRE Required: 
No
Subject GRE Required: 
Physics (both General and Subject matter optional)
Recommendations: 
3
Faculty: 
15
Students: 
35-40
Admission Percentage: 
~20%
Nearby Research Institutions: 
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Institution, US Naval Observatory, Space Telescope Science Institute
Funding: 
The department provides full funding (with tuition waivers) for up to six years while students maintain adequate progress toward degree completion.
Fall Application Deadline: 
15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline: 
Notes: 
This Page Last Modified: 
November 20, 2020