Top Marine Biology Schools

Below are the top marine biology schools and colleges:

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
- The Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) is a world-renowned marine research institute of the School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
- HIMB offers cutting edge research facilities for faculty, students, and visiting scientists.
- Undergraduate students of the UH departments of Zoology, Oceanography, Microbiology, Botany, Geography, Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering (MBBE), and Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences (HNFAS) take classes and conduct research at HIMB in association with HIMB faculty.

Nova Southeastern University
- The Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies at the Oceanographic Center, Nova Southeastern University, offers a Master's of science degree in a number of majors including the Biological Sciences, Coastal Zone Management, Marine Biology, and Marine Environmental Sciences.
- The Marine Biology program is designed to equip students with a substantial understanding of the nature and ecology of marine life and grounding in the other overlapping areas of marine science.

University of California, Santa Cruz
- The University is on the forefront of marine science research and education.
- The marine biology major offers a B.S. degree and requires several more courses than the general biology B.A. major. It is designed to introduce students to marine organisms and the biological and physical processes that affect these organisms, their populations, and their coastal and oceanic ecosystems.

University of Rhode Island
- The Marine Biology Program was formally established in 1996. The curriculum for the BS in Marine Biology degree is designed for those who plan on pursuing marine biology at a professional level or using their expertise in a wide range of careers.
- There are several study abroad programs in marine biology including URI in Bermuda and the Woods Hole Sea Semester Program.

Texas A&M University, Galveston
- The Department of Marine Biology offers a number of degree programs including: Marine Biology (MARB), Marine Biology License Option (MARB/LO) and Marine Fisheries (MARF).
- The Marine Biology program provides an excellent education in the biological sciences through studies undertaken in a unique coastal environment.

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