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University of Washington

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Atmospheric Sciences is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

130
Applied
18
Accepted
14%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

53
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 Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 5
Male (26)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Climate change, synoptic and mesoscale meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, cloud physics, dynamics of the atmosphere
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,000,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Dale Durran
Phone: 206-543-2100