A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of marine/aquatic biology, oceanography, natural resource economics, and natural resources management to the development, conservation, and management of freshwater and saltwater environments. Includes instruction in subjects such as wetlands, riverine, lacustrian, coastal, and oceanic water resources; water conservation and use; flood control; pollution control; water supply logistics; wastewater management; aquatic and marine ecology; aquatic and marine life conservation; and the economic and recreational uses of water resources.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Rhode Island||43||1%||$26,882|
|2||Texas A & M University-College Station||27||0%||$21,051|
|3||Colorado State University-Fort Collins||24||0%||$23,203|
|4||Florida Gulf Coast University||20||1%||$19,102|
|5||California State University-Monterey Bay||18||2%||$19,210|
|6||Stony Brook University||16||0%||$22,127|
|7||University of Miami||14||0%||$60,906|
|8||Oregon State University||13||0%||$23,559|
|9||Spokane Community College||12||1%||$4,515|
|10||Lane Community College||11||1%||$14,996|
|11||Texas State University||11||0%||$19,620|
|12||University of Wisconsin-Madison||10||0%||$23,931|
|13||Skagit Valley College||9||1%||$18,600|
|14||Green River Community College||9||0%||$5,580|
|15||University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee||7||0%||$22,142|
|16||Northwestern Michigan College||6||1%||$16,274|
|17||University of the District of Columbia||3||0%||$6,338|
|18||University of Pennsylvania||1||0%||$61,800|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.