Yale University

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Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Size: Medium
URL: https://earth.yale.edu/academics/graduate-program
State/Province: CT
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Optional
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: ~20
Students: ~50
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: TA, RA, or fellowship offered to all admitted students
Fall Application Deadline: 2 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://gsas.yale.edu/admission
DPS Members:
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: October 13, 2022

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 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

Georgia Institute of Technology

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Department: School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Size: Medium
URL: http://planet.eas.gatech.edu
State/Province: GA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 26
Students: 90–100
Admission Percentage: 25%
Nearby Research Institutions: UGA, GA State Univ, DNR, USGS
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Almost all full-time students are offered GRA/GTA funding, which is $31,000/year.
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://eas.gatech.edu/research/space-planetary-science
DPS Members: 2
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 30, 2021

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