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Department of Marine Sciences College of Arts and Sciences The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Chapel Hill, NC
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 40
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 2
    fall application deadline
  • 21%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 65
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian89%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty35
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysical oceanography, marine biology and ecology, marine geochemistry, marine geology and coastal meteorology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Marine Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

3202 Murray Hall CB# 3300
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
United States

Dr. Harvey Seim

Chairman

Phone: 919-962-2083
Fax: 919-962-1254
Email: harvey_seim@unc.edu

Rachel Copeland

Student Services Manager

Phone: 919-843-9398
Fax: 919-962-1254
Email: rachelc@unc.edu



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