University of Texas, Austin

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Department: Geological Sciences
Size: Medium
URL: https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/education/graduate/
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 54 faculty, 90 research scientists
Students: ~400 graduate and undergraduate students
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: Institute for Geophysics, Center for Planetary Systems Habitability, McDonald Observatory, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: yes, https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/education/graduate/financial-support/
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://www.jsg.utexas.edu/education/graduate/admissions
DPS Members:
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Deadline above for fellowship consideration; 1 Jan is final fall deadline
This Page Last Modified: May 28, 2021

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

University of California Riverside

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Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Size: Medium
URL: https://epsci.ucr.edu/
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 22
Students: 40
Admission Percentage: 25%
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: The majority of students accepted for graduate work in our department receive multi-year financial support in the form of a fellowship, a teaching assistantship, or a research assistantship
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://epsci.ucr.edu/grad_programs
DPS Members:
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: November 23, 2020

SETI Institute

Department/Program: Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
URL: https://www.seti.org/seti-educators/reu
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: 1 Feb
Notes:

Lunar and Planetary Institute

Department/Program: Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science
URL: https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lpiintern/
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: 5 Jan
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Northern Arizona University

Department/Program: Astronomy & Planetary Science
URL: http://www.astro.nau.edu/~reu/
State/Province: AZ
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: 1 Feb
Notes: See https://nau.edu/astronomy-and-planetary-science for department details

Brigham Young University, Provo

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Department: Physics and Astronomy
Size: Medium
URL: https://www.physics.byu.edu/
State/Province: UT
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics, may be waived for MS degree—contact department for details
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 4 planetary astronomy (32 Total)
Students: 4 planetary (50 total)
Admission Percentage: 40% (entire program)
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Guaranteed TA funding
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://www.physics.byu.edu/graduate/apply
DPS Members:
Planetary Researchers: 3
Notes: BYU welcomes students of all faith. Each student that attends BYU agrees to abide by the honor code and the dress and grooming standards. These expectations can be found at the admissions URL address and prospective applicants should read these requirements when considering whether or not to apply to BYU.
This Page Last Modified: November 19, 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