12 months
29772 USD/year
29772 USD/year
15152 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Michigan State University's Department of Astrophysics and Astronomy is one of the top-ranked departments in the country.


Learning outcomes

Astrophysics and Astronomy program from Michigan State University offers many diverse courses in physics and astronomy. 

Undergraduate programs are available with different emphases and mixes with other branches of science and engineering. It also offers graduate (M.S. & Ph.D.) degree programs with specializations in many sub-fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Classical Electrodynamics
  • Radiation Astrophysics
  • Galactic Astronomy
  • Extragalactic Astronomy
  • Stellar Astrophysics
  • Nuclear Astrophysics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to the master's degree program in astrophysics and astronomy on regular status, the student must have:

  • Completed mathematics and astronomy or physics courses equivalent to those that are required for an undergraduate major in physics or astronomy.
  • A satisfactory grade–point average, normally at least 3.00, in the courses referenced in item 1. above.

Students who do not meet the requirements for admission to the program on regular status may be admitted on a provisional basis to remove deficiencies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29772 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29772 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29772 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15152 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15152 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for East Lansing

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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