Seattle, WA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
78
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Marine Geology And Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Marine Geology]
      Master of Science (MS) [Marine Geology]
    • Biological Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Chemical Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Oceanography ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Oceanography ]
    • Physical Oceanography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Oceanography ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Oceanography ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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 Research project
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 110
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 12
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported 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, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Full-time Percentage99%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student21%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty52
    • Full-time Percentage92%
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGlobal climate change, hydrothermal vent systems, marine microbiology, marine and freshwater biogeochemistry, biological-physical interactions
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$9,500,000

Location & Contact

School of Oceanography

College of the Environment
University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195
United States

Russell McDuff

Michelle Townsend


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