Graduate School of Oceanography University of Rhode Island

Graduate School of Oceanography University of Rhode Island

Narragansett, RI
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
69
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
17 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine And Atmospheric Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physical Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS) [Oceanography ]
    • Biological Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Marine Geology And Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS) [Marine Geology]
    • Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Arts (PhD/MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Marine Affairs (PhD/MMA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Oceanography (MBA/MO)
    • General Oceanography Master of Oceanography (MO)
    • Fisheries Master of Oceanography (MO)
    • Marine Fisheries Management Master of Oceanography (MO)
    • Coastal Ocean Management Master of Oceanography (MO)
    • Ocean Technology And Data Master of Oceanography (MO)
    • Coastal Systems Master of Oceanography (MO)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 104
    • Accepted 72
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage37%
    • Male Percentage63%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSubduction, life in extreme environments, the marine nitrogen cycle, hurricane prediction, Antarctic ocean circulation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate School of Oceanography

University of Rhode Island

215 South Ferry Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
United States

Dr. Bruce Corliss

Dean

Phone: 401-874-6222
Fax: 401-874-6931
Email: bruce.corliss@gso.uri.edu

Dr. David Smith

Professor of Oceanography/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Phone: 401-874-6172
Email: dcsmith@uri.edu


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