Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2013

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Roster of Astronomy Departments with Enrollment and Degree Data, 2013

Results from the 2013 Survey of Enrollments and Degrees
August 2014
Starr Nicholson and Patrick J. Mulvey

Roster of astronomy departments 2013Total undergraduate astronomy enrollments continue to rise at the 78 degree-granting astronomy departments in the U.S. Undergraduate enrollments are at an all-time high and astronomy bachelor’s degree production is expected to continue to rise as a result.  The first-year graduate student enrollments for fall 2013 experienced a sharp decline of 21% from the previous year to 183 students.  This report contains the most current enrollment and degree data for each degree-granting astronomy department in the U.S.  The findings in this report come from the AIP annual survey of Enrollments and Degrees

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