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Fall Graduate Student Opportunities

Graduate students are being sought who are interested in fundamental and applied research related to the atmosphere. Are you interested in:

Snow pit at Alta

  • Global weather and climate issues,
  • Applying data analytical tools to environmental  information,
  • Mountain weather and snow science,
  • Air chemistry and cloud processes,
  • Predicting wildfires or hurricanes,
  • Cloud/climate feedbacks,
  • Or air quality and public health? 


  • For early consideration, applications must be received by Mid-January.
  • Graduate students incur no cost for tuition and receive health benefits.
  • Graduate students are supported financially at a minimum of $31,500 annually.
  • A $1000 housing allowance will be provided for the first month in residence.
  • You are not required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). 


Graduate student launching weather ballooon during field experiement

Please click on the links below for more information about our program and the University of Utah:

Prospective students can contact the Department at (801) 581-6136 or


Information for International Students

 Graduate student involved in MATERHORN field Experiment

Last Updated: 1/3/24