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Welcome to the UT Astronomy Prospective Graduate Student Info Page!

Below you will find more information on our amazing students, faculty, staff, and postdocs in the UT Austin Astronomy Department, our outreach and initiatives, our world-class observing and computing resources, working at UT, and living in Austin.

GRE Scores: 

GRE Scores are not required to apply to the Astronomy graduate program, and are not taken into account when reviewing applications. It takes up to 72 hours for the requirement to disappear from your MyStatus page after you submit your application. Please be patient!

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Contact for Admissions Questions:

Graduate Admissions
Department of Astronomy
2515 Speedway, Stop C1400
Austin TX 78712

phone: (512) 471-0481
fax: (512) 471-6016
email: studentinfo@astro.as.utexas.edu