Space Telescope Science Institute

Department/Program: Space Astronomy Summer Program
URL: https://www.stsci.edu/opportunities/space-astronomy-summer-program
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Contact Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: 31 Jan
Notes: Topics vary depending on mentors which change annually; may not have planetary any particular year

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

Universidad de Chile

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Department: Astronomia
Size:
URL: http://www.das.uchile.cl
State/Province:
Country: Chile
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: No
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 25
Students: 25–35
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: PUC, ESO, UDP, UNAB
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding:
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Sep
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 1
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Fall semester starts in March; Ph.D Applications open 1 Aug and close 21 Sep; Master's applications open 1 Oct and close 3 Nov; classes and research environment in English
This Page Last Modified: September 22, 2022

University of Texas, Austin

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Department: Astronomy Program
Size: Large
URL: https://astronomy.utexas.edu/academics/graduate-program/prospective-student-info...
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: No
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 23 (plus ~24 research scientists who can supervise PhD students)
Students: 35-40
Admission Percentage: ~10%
Nearby Research Institutions: McDonald Observatory
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: yes
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline: N/A
Admissions URL: https://gradschool.utexas.edu/admissions
DPS Members: 8
Planetary Researchers: 11
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 21, 2022

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Size: Large
URL: http://web.eps.utk.edu/
State/Province: TN
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: No
Recommendations: 2
Faculty: 8 planetary (21 total)
Students: 15 planetary (49 total)
Admission Percentage: 10% (in all of geology program)
Nearby Research Institutions: Oak Ridge National Lab
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Almost all are admitted with guaranteed funding.
Fall Application Deadline: 01 Feb
Spring Application Deadline: 15 Oct
Admissions URL: http://web.eps.utk.edu/graduate/gradapply.php
DPS Members: 5
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: May 06, 2016

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