Stanford University

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Department: Planetary Science Program
Size: Medium
URL: https://earth.stanford.edu/planetary-science
State/Province: California
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: Varies
General GRE Required:
Subject GRE Required:
Recommendations: Varies
Faculty: 69
Students: Varies
Admission Percentage: Varies
Nearby Research Institutions: NASA Ames Research Center, SLAC National Accelerator Lab, Stanford Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SETI Institute
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Varies
Fall Application Deadline: Varies
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://earth.stanford.edu/academics/graduate-programs
DPS Members:
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: This program spans several departments; see department links on Admissions URL link to get admissions specifics
This Page Last Modified: October 27, 2020

Washington University in St Louis

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Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Size: Medium
URL: http://eps.wustl.edu
State/Province: MO
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 20 teaching (tenured/tenure track) faculty, 4 research faculty
Students: 30
Admission Percentage: 20%
Nearby Research Institutions: Saint Louis University, University of Missouri St. Louis, Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville), Missouri University of Science and Technology, University of Missouri Columbia
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Students accepted for graduate work in the Earth and Planetary Sciences receive financial support in the form of a fellowship, a mentored teaching experience, or a research assistantship, plus full tuition scholarships for doctoral students
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Jan
Spring Application Deadline: N/A
Admissions URL: http://eps.wustl.edu/graduate
DPS Members: 3
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 18, 2017

University of Washington

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Department: Earth and Space Sciences
Size: Large
URL: http://www.ess.washington.edu/
State/Province: WA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: No
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 11
Students: 30
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: many tech firms, Univ. of British Columbia (Canada), Univ. of Victoria (Canada), Dominion Astrophys. Obs. (Canada)
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Applicants admitted to our PhD graduate programs are offered financial support in the form of a teaching assistantship (TA), research assistantship (RA), and/or fellowship
Fall Application Deadline: 5 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 5
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Can earn graduate certificate in Astrobiology, or pursue a Dual-Title Ph.D in Astrobiology and ESS (http://depts.washington.edu/astrobio/drupal/)
This Page Last Modified: August 27, 2018

California Institute of Technology

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Department: Geological and Planetary Sciences
Size: Large
URL: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Recommended
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 12
Students: 20
Admission Percentage: 10%
Nearby Research Institutions: JPL
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: All admitted students guaranteed funding
Fall Application Deadline: 01 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 24
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Exoplanet research can be pursued in Planetary Sciences or Astronomy
This Page Last Modified: April 13, 2016

Arizona State University

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Department: School of Earth and Space Exploration
Size: Large
URL: http://sese.asu.edu/
State/Province: AZ
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics (for astrophysics degree)
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: ~60
Students: ~125
Admission Percentage: ~20%
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: TA or RA typically offered to all admitted students
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline: 01 Oct
Admissions URL: https://sese.asu.edu/admission/graduate-admission
DPS Members: 3
Planetary Researchers: 17
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: October 25, 2018