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Graduate School

Marine Science Ph.D.


  • Major: Marine Science
  • Degree: Doctor Philosophy
  • School/College: Arts and Sciences

Program Website

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Fall Application Deadline: January 8 (priority for assistantships and scholarships)
Summer Application Deadline: January 8 (priority for assistantships and scholarships)
Spring Application Deadline: November 1 (assistantships and scholarships are not normally awarded for spring admission)

Required Documents

  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Personal Statement

* Applications for Summer 2024 require Official GRE Scores.  Please see program website for waiver information.  (The requirement has been formally removed beginning in Fall 2024.)

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester
  • Summer Semester

Areas of Concentration 

  • Marine Biology/Biological Oceanography
  • Marine Chemistry/Chemical Oceanography
  • Marine Geology/Geological Oceanography
  • Physical Oceanography/Atmospheric Dynamics

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