Information for Prospective Students

Application Materials Deadline is December 13, 2019

The Astronomy program is accepting applications for Fall 2020.

This page will give you information on what to expect (and what is expected of you) as an astronomy graduate student at the University of Maryland. If you find that some of your questions are not answered here (or on GradSchoolShopper.com), please feel free to contact us directly.

Questions about our graduate program should be directed to the chair of the Graduate Entrance Committee, Dr. Suvi Gezari.
For any other inquries about the graduate program, contact MaryAnn Phillips.
Questions about general graduate student life should be directed to current graduate student Laura Lenkic.


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The following links are less important but can help give you a sense of the department and the University of Maryland.

Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology II    Joint Space-Science Center    Two intriguing investigations -- One flight-proven spacecraft    UMd Astronomy-Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Partnership    UMd Astronomy-Cote d'Azur Observatory Scientific Cooperation and Academic Exchange