Program Details

University of Denver (Physics and Astronomy)

Updated: June 04, 2011

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?

10 tenure-track or tenured faculty -- 7/3

How many graduate students-- male/female?

27 graduate students -- 17/10

How many post doctoral associates - male/female?

5 post doctoral associates - 4/1

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.


Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

No family health insurance. Student health insurance is provided for full-time, full-year GTAs/GRAs, paid for by the University.

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

We are regularly recognized by AIP as one of the departments with a high percentage of women receiving bachelor's degrees. Our graduate program usually has about the same number of women and men.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


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