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Most Popular Schools for Oceanography, Chemical and Physical Major & Degree Program

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
25 Rider University 3 0% $51,670
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.