Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
240
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
60%
acceptance rate
5 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine And Coastal Climate Change Certificate
    • Coastal Studies Certificate
    • Marine Biology And Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [marine biology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [oceanography]
    • Marine And Coastal Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Coastal Zone Management Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Environmental Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Biological Sciences Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 58
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 5
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 85
    • Accepted 51
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 39
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, BS/BA in natural science (for marine biology program), and BS/BA in biology (for biological sciences program), minor in the natural sciences or equivalent (for coastal zone management and marine environmental sciences)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students240
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students240
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage44%
    • Part-time Percentage56%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysical, geological, chemical, and biological oceanography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Oceanographic Center

Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
United States

Dr. Richard Dodge

Dean

Phone: 954-262-3600
Fax: 954-262-4020
Email: dodge@nsu.nova.edu

Dr. Richard Spieler

Associate Dean of Academic Programs

Phone: 954-262-3600
Fax: 954-262-4020
Email: spieler@nova.edu


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