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University of Utah

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Atmospheric Sciences is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban 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 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

34
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
32%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 7th January 7th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of reference, personal statement, resume/curriculum vitae, official transcript
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of reference, personal statement, resume/curriculum vitae, official transcript

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$58,000
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 7
Types of financial support available Traineership

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.86%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cloud-aerosol-climate interactions, mountain weather and climate, climate physics and dynamics, weather and climate modeling, land-atmosphere interactions, air quality, tropical meteorology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,430,478

Location & Contact

Address Room 819
135 South 1460 East
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin D. Perry
Chair
Email: kevin.perry@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6138
Fax: 801-585-3681