Astronomy students conduct research, study abroad, and do internships to get experience at UT. Graduates go on to careers in tech, data, government, research, and engineering or go to graduate school.

What do CNS Astronomy Majors do when they graduate?

Data combined from the Astronomy respondents of the CNS Graduation Survey from 2014-2023. Data was collected at the time of graduation.

Astronomy Graduation Outcomes: grad school 34%, employed 33%, seeking employment 20%, other plans 9%, other health professional school 1.6%, medical school 1.6%


Check out our industry map to see common industries and job titles for Astronomy majors. 


Are you curious as to what jobs, employers, internships, and graduate schools are open to CNS Astronomy majors?

Check out real data reported by CNS Astronomy alumni below. 


Want more Astronomy opportunities and resources? More links below.

Looking for more opportunities to get experience?

Visit our "Ways to Gain Experience" page for experiences and resources open to all majors.

Ways to Gain Experience


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