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
Notes:

University of Idaho

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Department: Physics
Size: Medium
URL: http://www.uidaho.edu/sci/physics
State/Province: ID
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3.0
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: No
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 11 (3 planetary)
Students: 14
Admission Percentage:
Nearby Research Institutions: Washington State University
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: TA/RA available
Fall Application Deadline: 1 Feb
Spring Application Deadline: 1 Sep
Admissions URL: http://www.uidaho.edu/admissions/graduate/graduate-programs/physics
DPS Members: 4
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: Admission deadines are for priority consideration
This Page Last Modified: September 18, 2017

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
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This Page Last Modified: September 16, 2022

University of Colorado

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Department: Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences; Physics; Geological Sciences; Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences; Aerospace Engineering; Chemistry
Size: Large
URL: https://lasp.colorado.edu/home/science/planetary-science/
State/Province: CO
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics required for some departments
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 20  (7 APS, 3 Phys, 3 Geo, 1 AaOS, 5 AE, 1 Chem) 
Students: ~50 across all departments
Admission Percentage: ~20%
Nearby Research Institutions: SWRI, SSI, UCAR
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Yes, varies with department
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Jan
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: http://lasp.colorado.edu/planetary/departments.html
DPS Members: 20
Planetary Researchers: 33
Notes: 21 Jan deadline for international admission; for further information, see also http://www.colorado.edu/aps/ and http://www.colorado.edu/aps/prospective-students
This Page Last Modified: December 06, 2021

University of Central Florida

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Department: Planetary Sciences Group
Size: Large
URL: http://planets.ucf.edu/
State/Province: FL
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA: 3
General GRE Required: Yes
Subject GRE Required: Physics recommended, not required
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 9 professors, 6+ senior researchers who can advise PhD students
Students: 16
Admission Percentage: highly competitive
Nearby Research Institutions: Florida Space Institute, CREOL, NASA Kennedy Space Center
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: Yes
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Jan
Spring Application Deadline: 01 Nov
Admissions URL: https://graduate.ucf.edu/admissions/
DPS Members: 18
Planetary Researchers: 8.5
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This Page Last Modified: August 22, 2018

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

Cornell University

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Department: Astronomy
Size: Large
URL: https://gradschool.cornell.edu/academics/fields-of-study/field/astronomy-and-spa...
State/Province: NY
Country: USA
Degrees Offered: Array
Minimum GPA:
General GRE Required: No
Subject GRE Required: None
Recommendations: 3
Faculty: 15–20
Students:
Admission Percentage: a few %
Nearby Research Institutions:
Contact Email: [email protected]
Funding: guaranteed through RAs, TAs, and fellowships
Fall Application Deadline: 15 Dec
Spring Application Deadline:
Admissions URL: https://gradschool.cornell.edu/admissions/
DPS Members: 19
Planetary Researchers:
Notes: The Field of Space Sciences and Astronomy draws faculty from several Cornell departments including Astronomy, Physics, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Geological Sciences, Applied Physics, Engineering etc. The majority of the faculty are housed within the Astronomy Dept.
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