A program that focuses on the scientific study of the ecology and behavior of microbes, plants, and animals inhabiting inland fresh waters such as lakes, ponds, rivers, creeks, estuaries, and wetlands. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; aquatic ecosystems; microbiology; mycology; botany; ichthyology; mammalogy; population biology and biodiversity; studies of specific species, phyla, and habitats; and applications to fields such as natural resources conservation, fisheries science, and biotechnology.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of California-Santa Barbara||41||1%||$34,051|
|2||Texas State University||22||0%||$19,620|
|3||SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry||16||3%||$24,093|
|4||Bemidji State University||15||1%||$18,940|
|6||Mansfield University of Pennsylvania||3||0%||$22,434|
|7||University of Rhode Island||2||0%||$26,882|
|8||Murray State University||1||0%||$18,898|
|9||Eastern Michigan University||1||0%||$20,756|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Aquatic Biology/Limnology 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.