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University of Virginia

Department of Astronomy

Charlottesville, VA

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Overview

University of Virginia / Department of Astronomy is located in Charlottesville, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

96
Applied
13
Accepted
5
Enrolled
14%

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 December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 90
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 December 3

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
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 Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address Charlottesville, VA  22903
United States
Contact Michael Skrutskie
Chair
Email: mfs4n@virginia.edu
Phone: 434-243-4329
Fax: 434-924-3104