Department of Marine Sciences Franklin College of Arts and Sciences University of Georgia

Department of Marine Sciences Franklin College of Arts and Sciences University of Georgia

Athens, GA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
32
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
27%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • 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

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 10
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students32
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMicrobial ecology, biogeochemistry, polar biology, coastal ecology, coastal circulation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Marine Sciences

Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
University of Georgia

Marine Sciences Building 3636
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Dr. Brian Binder

Director

Phone: 706-542-6408
Fax: 706-542-5888
Email: bbinder@uga.edu

Dr. Christof Meile

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 706-542-6549
Email: cmeile@uga.edu


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