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Wesleyan University

Department of Astronomy

Middletown, CT

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Overview

Wesleyan University / Department of Astronomy is located in Middletown, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 in physics (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
7%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in physics (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

5
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Observational-theoretical astronomy and astrophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Van Vleck Observatory
96 Foss Hill Drive
Middletown, CT  06459
United States
Contact Dr. Edward Moran
Chair
Email: emoran@wesleyan.edu
Phone: 860-685-3739