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Astrogeophysics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Drawing on astronomical observations, physical models, chemical constraints, and geological interpretations, students consider the Earth in its planetary context, the processes that have shaped Earth and other planets through time, and our place in the Universe. 

Students of Astrogeophysics programme of Colgate University learn to appreciate or participate in the ongoing discovery of planets throughout the galaxy, and to reflect critically on their similarities with and differences from our own world. 

Key facts:

Astrogeophysics majors develop intellectual tools from across the physical sciences to reason qualitatively and quantitatively about global issues, such as the accelerating pace of global change and planetary habitability. 

Interested students should consult the program director as early as possible to plan an appropriate sequence of courses, since many of the required courses have prerequisites.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solar System Astronomy
  • Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
  • General Chemistry
  • Megageology
  • Evolution: Dinosaurs to Darwin
  • Oceanography and the Environment

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application fee 
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Official high school transcript
  • High school senior grades
  • Official standardized testing scores (optional for all fall 2021 applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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