University of New Hampshire

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Department: Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space
Size: Medium
URL: http://www.eos.unh.edu/resctr/ssc.shtml
State/Province: NH
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Subject tests recommended
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 50
Students: 80
Admission Percentage: 90% of students who secure an adviser are admitted; no student without adviser is admitted
Nearby Research Institutions: USGS, Boeing, AER, USDA, Hubbard Brook, Harvard Forest, Woods Hole, Harvard, MIT, Boston Univ.
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Students not guaranteed funding; funding provided by advisers, and no student without an adviser is admitted
Fall Application Deadline:
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 0
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Students must provide name of faculty adviser with application; URL for ESS is http://www.unh.edu/nressphd/; contact for ESS is [email protected]
This Page Last Modified: April 13, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Department: Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Size: Large
URL: http://eapsweb.mit.edu/
State/Province: MA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics or Chemistry
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 10 specifically in planetary science, 38 total
Students: 12 of 170 in planetary science
Admission Percentage: 15–20%
Nearby Research Institutions: Harvard, Tufts, Boston Univiversity, Boston College, among many others
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: PhD students are guaranteed funding, masters students are not
Fall Application Deadline: 01 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 13
Planetary Researchers: 9.5
Notes: Our department is very interdisciplinary, with researchers in all areas of geophysical sciences. We actively foster communication among the various research groups.
This Page Last Modified: November 19, 2020

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