40
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Marine Sciences is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
14
Accepted
14
Enrolled
22%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (12)
Male (30)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical oceanography, marine biology and ecology, marine geochemistry, marine geology and coastal meteorology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3202 Murray Hall
CB# 3300
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Harvey Seim
Chairman
Email: harvey_seim@unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-2083
Fax: 919-962-1254