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University of Rhode Island

Graduate School of Oceanography

Narragansett, RI

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Overview

University of Rhode Island / Graduate School of Oceanography is located in Narragansett, RI, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Marine Affairs (PhD/MMA)
Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Arts (PhD/MA)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Oceanography (MBA/MO)
Master of Science (MS) Marine geology and geophysics
Master of Oceanography (MO) General oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine and atmospheric chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical oceanography
Master of Oceanography (MO) Fisheries
Master of Science (MS) Biological oceanography
Master of Oceanography (MO) Marine fisheries management
Master of Science (MS) Marine and atmospheric chemistry
Master of Oceanography (MO) Coastal ocean management
Master of Oceanography (MO) Ocean technology and data
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Physical oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine geology and geophysics
Master of Oceanography (MO) Coastal systems

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

104
Applied
72
Accepted
25
Enrolled
69%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Subduction, life in extreme environments, the marine nitrogen cycle, hurricane prediction, Antarctic ocean circulation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 215 South Ferry Road
Narragansett, RI  02882
United States
Contact Dr. Bruce Corliss
Dean
Email: bruce.corliss@gso.uri.edu
Phone: 401-874-6222
Fax: 401-874-6931

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