27
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Jacksonville University / Marine Science Research Institute is located in Jacksonville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Science (MPP/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Thesis in preparation research, thesis defense, and 1 semester of practical experience as teaching assistant in undergraduate marine science or biology lab (for MS); 30 credit hours with minimum 6 of lab courses and comprehensive exam (for MA)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
8
Accepted
6
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts of academic work, 2-page statement of research and professional goals, resume, three letters of recommendation, interview with program advisor
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540
TOEFL IBT score: 76
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.7%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (2)
Part-time (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tagging; satellites to predict weather, ocean drifters and more
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, FL  32211
United States
Contact Dr. A. Quinton White Jr.
Executive Director
Email: qwhite@ju.edu
Phone: 904-256-7100