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Good astrophysics schools in california

  1. Apr 10, 2004 #1
    ATM i'm at a JC and I will be transferring next year under the astrophysics major. Anybody have any inside information or anything about schools in california. Also keep in mind, caltech doesn't really take transfer students.....but hey, there is always grad school. :)
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  3. Apr 10, 2004 #2


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    Berkeley is best, UC Santa Cruz is a close second.

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  4. Apr 10, 2004 #3
    Yes I had heard good things about Santa Cruz. Thanks for the reply.
  5. Apr 11, 2004 #4
    I know it is not in California, but Penn State is great for astrophysics. I am an undergraduate there now. It is actually one of the top schools in terms of prepairing students for graduate school. There are also some pretty spiffy reseach opertunities with professors. The only draw back is that some of your credits may be hard to transfer to Penn State. Well, since it is not in California, this is probably useless but I figure it can't hurt.

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