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University of Colorado Boulder

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Boulder, CO

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Overview

University of Colorado Boulder / Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is located in Boulder, CO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
23
Accepted
10
Enrolled
27%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.75%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.51%
Unknown 3.51%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Atmospheric sciences; atmospheric physics; atmospheric structure and dynamics; climate change; climatology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
18,759,030

Location & Contact

Address Boulder, CO  80309
United States

Phone: 303-492-1411
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