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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Atmospheric Sciences is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
1
Accepted
1
Enrolled
10%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0; one year of calculus-based physics, math through differential equations, and one semester of chemistry
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Degree in a scientific discipline with minimum GPA of 3.0; one year of calculus-based physics, math through differential equations, and one semester of chemistry

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 8.33%
Asian 8.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.33%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sea ice, climate modeling, atmospheric chemistry, global change, cloud and aerosol physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 757320
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7320
United States
Contact Dr. Uma Bhatt
Department Chair
Email: atmos@gi.alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-7368
Fax: 907-474-7379