12 months
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


 M.S. in Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University is top-rated and focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service.


Students that complete the  M.S. in Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University will have acquired the knowledge and proficiency needed to seek employment in the field of atmospheric science. This knowledge and proficiency are gained through completion of a required core curriculum, elective graduate courses chosen from a wide selection of offerings, and by participation in scientific research with their advisers.


M.S. graduates are prepared for a wide choice of professionally satisfying work in private industry, the consulting field, and with many government agencies. Graduates of the M.S. program can also choose to continue their studies and research in the Ph.D. program. A student is eligible to seek admission to the Ph.D. program after successfully completing a thesis-based M.S. degree with a positive recommendation from their M.S. committee. Students holding thesis-based M.S. degrees from institutions other than CSU may be directly admitted into the Ph.D. program. These students follow the normal application procedures to our program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Atmospheric Dynamics

  • Thermodynamics and Cloud Physics

  • Atmospheric Chemistry

  • Atmospheric Radiation

  • Responsible Research in Atmospheric Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Six months before first registration 


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose (200-500 words).
  • Curriculum vitae
  • At least three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts (see below for additional information)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31766 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31766 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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