Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Astronomy
Since 2007, more than 50 students have participated in the summer research program at OSU. There will be multiple positions available for Summer 2020. Applications are due February 10, 2020.
Thinking of majoring in Astronomy?
OSU's excellent Bachelor of Science degree in Astronomy prepares you for graduate school and success in industry.
Want to take an Astronomy GE course?
The Department of Astronomy offers a wide range of courses exploring the cosmos from planets, black holes, life in the Universe and more.
Applying to our Graduate Program?
The Ohio State Department of Astronomy offers a superb Ph.D. program for students interested in optical/infrared observational astrophysics and theoretical astrophysics.
Visit the Planetarium
The Arne Slettebak Planetarium serves the university and central-Ohio with educational programs in Astronomy and beyond.
Astronomy is the study of the origins, physics, and evolution of everything in the Universe, from planets, stars, galaxies, to the universe as a whole.