University of Göttingen

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Department: Solar System School
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URL: http://www.mps.mpg.de/solar-system-school
State/Province:
Country: Germany
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Optional
Subject GRE Required: Physics (Recommended)
Recommendations: 2 or more
Faculty: 13
Students: 30–40
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Fully funded PhD positions for three years
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Oct
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: http://www.mps.mpg.de/phd/application
DPS Members: 0
Planetary Researchers:
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This Page Last Modified: June 22, 2023

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:
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This Page Last Modified: September 18, 2017

University of Texas, San Antonio/Southwest Research Institute

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Department: Astronomy/Space Science
Size: Large
URL: http://grad.space.swri.edu
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: Physics (Recommended)
Recommendations: 2
Faculty: 19
Students: 25
Admission Percentage: 50%
Nearby Research Institutions: UT Austin, UT Dallas, UT Arlington, UT Houston, Texas A&M, Rice
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: RA funding available for most PhD students
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Feb
Spring Application Deadline: 1 Sep
Admissions URL: https://graduateschool.utsa.edu/admissions/
DPS Members: 6
Planetary Researchers: 10
Notes: Minumum GPA calculated from last 60 credit hours
This Page Last Modified: October 19, 2021

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
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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:
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University of Minnesota

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Department: School of Physics and Astronomy
Size: Medium
URL: http://www.physics.umn.edu/
State/Province: MN
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
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DPS Members: 2
Planetary Researchers: 10
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University of Manitoba

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Department: Physics and Astronomy
Size: Medium
URL: http://www.physics.umanitoba.ca/
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Country: Canada
Degrees Offered: Array
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DPS Members: 0
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This Page Last Modified: April 13, 2016

University of Florida, Gainesville

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Department: Astronomy
Size: Medium
URL: http://www.astro.ufl.edu/
State/Province: FL
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
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DPS Members: 8
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This Page Last Modified: April 13, 2016

University of Chicago

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Department: Astronomy and Astrophysics
Size: Medium
URL: http://astro.uchicago.edu/index.shtml
State/Province: IL
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
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DPS Members: 3
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This Page Last Modified: April 13, 2016

University of California Los Angeles

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Department: Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
Size: Large
URL: http://epss.ucla.edu/
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics (Optional)
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: ~30
Students: ~90
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: In general, our admitted students are fully funded through fellowships, teaching assistantships, and/or research assistantships.
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://grad.ucla.edu/admissions/steps-to-apply/
DPS Members: 15
Planetary Researchers: 10
Notes: The Earth, Space, and Planetary Sciences department's mission is to understand and protect our home in the universe and we believe graduate education at UCLA cannot reach its full potential without a full commitment to supporting the diverse population that thrives on our campus.
This Page Last Modified: November 23, 2021