United States Doctorates and PhDs in Astronomy and Astrophysics
While studying for a doctorate in astronomy, you'll experience writing research papers, gain exposure to specialized topics in the field, learn theoretical techniques and much more. Sound interesting? Learn more about these graduate programs today!
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology
There has never been a more exciting time to study the universe beyond the confines of the Earth. A new generation of advanced ground-based and space-borne telescopes and enormous increases in computing power are enabling a golden age of astrophysics...
- Rochester, NY
- Pullman, WAPullman, WA
Washington State University
Areas of interest: Astronomy, Materials Science, Nuclear Physics, Optical Physics, Theoretical and Computational Physics...
- Ames, IAAmes, IA
Iowa State University
- Socorro, NMSocorro, NM
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
New Mexico Tech Astronomical Research Facilities;Magdalena Ridge Observatory - optical/IR single telescope + interferometer, presently under construction;Etscorn Campus Observatory - Student Training;2 Element Radio Interferometer - Student...
- Las Cruces, NMLas Cruces, NM
New Mexico State University
The Astronomy Department at NMSU offers programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Graduate coursework includes, but not limited to, topics in astrophysics, stellar atmospheres, observational techniques, the interstel...
- East Lansing, MIEast Lansing, MI
Michigan State University
- Princeton, NJPrinceton, NJ
The focus of our program is on training students through exposure to state-of-the-art research.
- New Haven, CTNew Haven, CT
Solar and stellar astrophysics, observational and theoretical galactic astronomy, astrometry, extragalactic astronomy, radio astronomy, high energy ph...
- Washington, DCWashington, DC
- Urbana, ILUrbana, IL
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
The goal of the graduate program in astronomy is to provide broadly based training in modern astrophysics and astronomy for a small and carefully selected student body.
- Pasadena, CAPasadena, CA
California Institute Of Technology
Caltech astronomers and astrophysicists study the sun, supernovae, pulsars, stellar structure and evolution,stellar atmospheres, interstellar and inte...
- Honolulu, HIHonolulu, HI
University of Hawaii At Manoa
The University of Hawaii offers a broad graduate program that is focussed on the PhD. Students are guided by a 30-strong graduate faculty based in the university's Institute for Astronomy. Most student research programs are carried out with the telescop...
- Ann Arbor, MIAnn Arbor, MI
University of Michigan
A wide variety of research, outreach, teaching, and coursework opportunities are available to astronomy graduate students at the University of Michigan. World-class resources, including the twin Magellan 6.5-m telescopes, the 1.3 and 2.4-m telescopes at...
- Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
University of California - Los Angeles
- Boulder, COBoulder, CO
University of Colorado - Boulder
- Houston, TXHouston, TX
Theoretical astrophysics concentrates on numerous topics related to compact objects - white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Observational astronomy and astrophysics research is conducted in multi wavelength imagery and spectroscopy studies of "a...
- Brownsville, TXBrownsville, TX
University of Texas At Brownsville
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (MS) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. Each student develops a course of study and research program, with assistance from a major professor, that...
- Melbourne, FLMelbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology
The space sciences graduate program stresses many subfields of space studies, such as stellar and extragalactic astrophysics, solar-terrestrial interrelation (space weather, solar energetic particles), cosmic ray physics, energetic radiation from thunde...
- Seattle, WASeattle, WA
University of Washington
Ours is a close-knit, moderate-sized department with 16 tenured and research faculty and 25 graduate students. This is a high faculty-student ratio. It reflects both the care that our students receive as well as the wide range of scientific interests in...
- Cambridge, MACambridge, MA
- Austin, TXAustin, TX
University of Texas at Austin
The Department of Astronomy at the University of Texas is one of the largest in the United States, with twenty-two teaching faculty, seventeen research scientists, a number of research associates and postdoctoral fellows, and about 31 graduate students.
- Rochester, NYRochester, NY
University of Rochester
- Chicago, ILChicago, IL
University of Chicago
We work on a wide range of topics at the frontiers of astrophysics.
- Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL
The University of Florida
- Tucson, AZTucson, AZ
University of Arizona
The Astronomy Department's graduate program emphasizes research at the frontiers of astrophysics. Areas of concentration are theoretical, observationa...