A program that focuses on the scientific study of planets, small objects, and related gravitational systems. Includes instruction in the structure and composition of planetary surfaces and interiors, planetary atmospheres, satellites, orbital mechanics, asteroids and comets, solar system evolution and dynamics, planetary evolution, gravitational physics, and radiation physics.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|2||Florida Institute of Technology||5||0%||$52,690|
|3||Massachusetts Institute of Technology||2||0%||$59,020|
|4||California Institute of Technology||2||1%||$58,755|
|5||University of Arkansas||1||0%||$22,212|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Planetary Astronomy and Science program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.