A program that focuses on the scientific study of the husbandry and production of non-domesticated fish and shellfish populations for recreational and commercial purposes and the management of fishing and marine/aquatic product processing to ensure adequate conservation and efficient utilization. Includes instruction in the principles of marine/aquatic biology, freshwater and saltwater ecosystems, water resources, fishing production operations and management, fishing policy and regulation, and the management of recreational and commercial fishing activities.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Oregon State University||87||2%||$23,559|
|2||Purdue University-Main Campus||42||0%||$23,242|
|3||University of Minnesota-Twin Cities||37||0%||$25,281|
|4||SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill||28||4%||$22,661|
|5||Humboldt State University||22||1%||$22,556|
|6||Mt Hood Community College||21||1%||$6,162|
|7||University of Alaska Fairbanks||21||2%||$16,484|
|8||University of Idaho||18||1%||$19,598|
|9||Bellingham Technical College||16||2%||$5,717|
|10||University of Florida||15||0%||$19,103|
|11||Lake Superior State University||14||2%||$21,788|
|12||Texas A & M University-College Station||12||0%||$21,051|
|13||University of Rhode Island||9||0%||$26,882|
|15||Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University||8||0%||$26,165|
|16||Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science||7||3%||$40,021|
|17||Utah State University||7||0%||$17,720|
|18||University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff||6||1%||$16,882|
|19||University of Alaska Southeast||5||1%||$18,657|
|20||University of Rio Grande||3||1%||$35,008|
|21||Iowa State University||2||0%||$18,920|
|22||Northern Michigan University||1||0%||$20,273|
|23||University of Maryland Eastern Shore||1||0%||$21,454|
|24||Colorado State University-Fort Collins||1||0%||$23,203|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and 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.