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University of Washington

School of Oceanography

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / School of Oceanography is located in Seattle, WA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biological oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Chemical oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Physical oceanography
Master of Science (MS) Marine geology and geophysics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physical oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine geology and geophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

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 General Test
Research project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
23
Accepted
12
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 1.28%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

52
Total faculty
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 4
Male (41)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global climate change, hydrothermal vent systems, marine microbiology, marine and freshwater biogeochemistry, biological-physical interactions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,500,000

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Russell McDuff
Phone: 206-543-2100