A program that focuses on the study of biology, chemistry, geology and physics applied to marine, estuarine and coastal environments. Includes instruction in marine biogeochemistry, atmosphere and ocean dynamics, coastal ecology, coastal ocean processes, microbial ecology, marine ecosystem modeling, and polar microbiology.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||University of Maine||36||2%||$23,712|
|2||University of Massachusetts-Amherst||13||0%||$26,282|
|3||California State University-Monterey Bay||12||1%||$19,210|
|4||Texas A & M University-College Station||9||0%||$21,051|
|5||University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth||8||0%||$25,355|
|6||Hawaii Pacific University||8||1%||$36,590|
|7||San Jose State University||4||0%||$23,629|
|8||The University of Texas at Austin||4||0%||$26,156|
|9||American Samoa Community College||1||0%||$5,500|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Marine Sciences 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.