A program that focuses on the scientific study of the chemical components, mechanisms, structure, and movement of ocean waters and their interaction with terrestrial and atmospheric phenomena. Includes instruction in material inputs and outputs, chemical and biochemical transformations in marine systems, equilibria studies, inorganic and organic ocean chemistry, oceanographic processes, sediment transport, zone processes, circulation, mixing, tidal movements, wave properties, and seawater properties.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||United States Naval Academy||84||8%||N/A|
|2||University of Washington-Seattle Campus||45||0%||$27,034|
|3||United States Coast Guard Academy||43||19%||N/A|
|4||Cape Fear Community College||38||2%||$3,725|
|5||University of Southern Mississippi||26||1%||$19,894|
|6||University of Rhode Island||20||1%||$26,882|
|7||Humboldt State University||18||1%||$22,556|
|8||Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College||18||0%||$23,227|
|9||Florida State University||12||0%||$21,543|
|10||University of California-San Diego||12||0%||$30,470|
|11||North Carolina State University at Raleigh||11||0%||$22,184|
|12||University of North Carolina Wilmington||9||0%||$20,601|
|13||Florida Institute of Technology||9||1%||$52,690|
|14||Nova Southeastern University||8||0%||$43,580|
|15||University of Hawaii at Manoa||8||0%||$22,996|
|16||Old Dominion University||8||0%||$22,267|
|17||The University of West Florida||7||0%||$19,737|
|18||University of South Florida-Main Campus||7||0%||$20,760|
|19||Naval Postgraduate School||7||0%||N/A|
|20||Texas A & M University-College Station||7||0%||$21,051|
|21||University of California-Berkeley||6||0%||$33,319|
|22||Oregon State University||5||0%||$23,559|
|23||Massachusetts Institute of Technology||4||0%||$59,020|
|24||Kutztown University of Pennsylvania||4||0%||$22,265|
|26||University of Miami||3||0%||$60,906|
|27||University of Maine||3||0%||$23,712|
|28||Rutgers University-New Brunswick||3||0%||$29,468|
|29||University of California-Santa Cruz||2||0%||$33,153|
|30||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||2||0%||$24,024|
|31||University of Alaska Fairbanks||1||0%||$16,484|
|32||Hawaii Pacific University||1||0%||$36,590|
|33||Elizabeth City State University||1||0%||$13,161|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Oceanography, Chemical and Physical 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.