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Astrophysical Sciences and Technology PhD

Rochester Institute of Technology
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Doctorate / PhD
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Program description

RIT - Astrophysical Sciences and Technology PhD

Astrophysical Sciences and Technology PhD - Rochester Institute of Technology

Through this PhD, students will explore the underlying physics of phenomena beyond the Earth using technology and knowledge in this golden age of astrophysics. The course will cover technologies, instruments, data analysis and modeling techniques that will contribute to the next major strides in the field. 

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Admission requirements

Applicants of this program must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a bachelor-level degree from an accredited institute in one of the following areas:
    • Physical science
    • Mathematics
    • Computer science
    • Engineering
  • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2 in course work in mathematical, science, engineering, and computer subject areas
  • Submit the following:
    • A current resume or curriculum vitae
    • A personal statement of educational objectives addressing research interests
    • Official transcripts from previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
    • Two letters of academic and/or professional recommendation
    • Scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Complete a graduate application.

International students

Applicants whose native language is not English must submit one of the following minimum scores:

  • 550 TEFL (paper-based)
  • 79 TEFL (internet-based)
  • 6.5 IELTS

Tuition fees

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a PhD in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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