Scripps Institution of Oceanography Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Graduate Division University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
277
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 10
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Earth Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Climate Science And Policy Master of Advanced Study (MAS)
    • Marine Biodiversity And Conservation Master of Advanced Study (MAS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 35
    • Doctoral Degrees 36
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 361
    • Accepted 75
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 55
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $90
    • Application Fee - International $110
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 10th January 2nd 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, GRE Subject Test (encouraged for ocean biosciences applicants), minimum GPA 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (encouraged for ocean biosciences applicants), minimum GPA 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS 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 availableScholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students277
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students277
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown7%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiodiversity and conservation, earth and planetary chemistry, alternative energy, global environmental monitoring, air-sea boundary, tectonic margins and the interactions between systems and environments
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Graduate Division
University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Lisa Tauxe

Chair

Phone: 858-534-6084
Email: ltauxe@ucsd.edu

Gilbert Bretado

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 858-534-1694
Email: siodept@sio.ucsd.edu


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