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 Santa Cruz

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Department: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Size: Medium
URL: https://www.astro.ucsc.edu/index.html
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required:
Subject GRE Required:
Recommendations:
Faculty: 16 (3 planetary)
Students: 40
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email:
Funding:
Fall Application Deadline:
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 3
Planetary Researchers: 3
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 13, 2018

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
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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

University of Maryland

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Department: Astronomy
Size: Large
URL: http://www.astro.umd.edu/
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: Optional
Subject GRE Required: Physics (optional)
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 15
Students: 35-40
Admission Percentage: ~5%
Nearby Research Institutions: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Institution, US Naval Observatory, Space Telescope Science Institute
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: The department provides full funding (with tuition waivers) for up to six years while students maintain adequate progress toward degree completion.
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://www.astro.umd.edu/graduate/admissions.html
DPS Members: 18
Planetary Researchers: 23
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 16, 2022

University of Hawaii

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Department: Institute for Astronomy
Size: Large
URL: https://gradprog.ifa.hawaii.edu/
State/Province: HI
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: Optional
Subject GRE Required: Optional
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 40
Students: 39
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: The Mauna Kea Observatories (IRTF, CFHT, Gemini, Keck, JCMT, Subaru, SMA, UH88, and UKIRT) are located on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Guaranteed through RAs and TAs
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL:
DPS Members: 16
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: 2 recommendations are mandatory, 3 are preferred
This Page Last Modified: September 12, 2022

University of California Berkeley

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Department: Astronomy
Size: Large
URL: http://astro.berkeley.edu/
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 18
Students: 32
Admission Percentage: ~5%
Nearby Research Institutions: Space Sciences Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: In general, our admitted students are fully funded, through fellowships and grants, teaching assistant, or research assistant appointments
Fall Application Deadline: 01 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: http://astro.berkeley.edu/programs/graduate-program/graduate-apply
DPS Members: 8
Planetary Researchers:
Notes:
This Page Last Modified: September 18, 2017