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Texas A&M University

Department of Marine Biology

College Station, TX

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Texas A&M University

Overview

Texas A&M University / Department of Marine Biology is located in College Station, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
24
Accepted
15
Enrolled
73%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

60
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.67%
Unknown 1.67%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Male (12)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fisheries, coastal and wetland ecologies, phytoplankton, marine mammals, seafood safety, marine invertebrates and marine biospeleology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 400 Bizzell Street
College Station, TX  77843
United States
Contact Dr. John Schwarz
Professor/Chair of Marine Biology Interdisciplinary Program
Email: schwarzj@tamug.edu
Phone: 409-740-4428

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