Graduate students make extensive use of such research facilities as the Apache Point 3.5m telescope, NASA space missions, the Sommers-Bausch Observatory, and the Southwest Research Institute. They collaborate closely with such CU-Boulder research institutes as the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy (CASA), Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), and JILA in Boulder. Related areas of study are physics, geology, program in atmospheric and oceanic sciences (PAOS).
There is no pre-application, but we strongly urge all applicants to have a strong physics and mathematics background, as well as a strong GPA, and strong GRE scores.
Financial support is available to all incoming students through teaching or research assistantships. Fellowships are also available upon acceptance.
University of Colorado Boulder
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Duane Physics E-226
Boulder, CO 80309-0391