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Choosing a university to study your favorite subject isn't always easy.  Before the inception of the University of Louisville Atmospheric Science program, which meets the National Weather Service (NWS) GS-1340 standard for employment, local students who wished to study atmospheric science and meteorology had to travel away from Louisville to other universities that had such a program.  Now that UofL offers a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science, you can stay at home if you live in the Louisville area, and study this exciting field at a top-notch university that is right in your own back yard!

Are you not a Louisville area native?  There are many reasons to choose UofL.  From the hundreds of different activities for students, to our excelling academic standards, trust that you will go far with a degree from the University of Louisville.  The Atmospheric Science program at UofL continues to grow; and one reason is that our students can study all types of weather in the Ohio Valley / Louisville area.  For example, did you know that the remnants of hurricane Ike brought 80+ MPH winds to our region in 2008?  Hurricanes in Louisville!  We've also seen a small tornado touch down on campus, an historic flood, and a major statewide ice storm.  Our weather is multi-faceted and exhilarating to track and predict, and you will be in the middle of it while studying for your degree in Atmospheric Science at the University of Louisville.

To help you understand our program, use the links below for additional information about what we have to offer our Atmospheric Science majors. At the bottom is a link to the admissions department so you can get started and apply to UofL.

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To make a tax-deductible gift to the program's endowed fund: Follow this link, then "Select the fund(s) for your gift," scroll to "Centers, Institutes & Programs," choose the letter "A," then  "Atmospheric & Climate Science (G2338)."

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