PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Marine Science, University of South Florida-Main Campus


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 54 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology programs


Range of Rankings
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18-45

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 54 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology programs


Range of Rankings
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7-35

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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662

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$19,648
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$74
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$819

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$19,648
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$74
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$342

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$30

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$8,750
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$4,100

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$7,200
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$4,100

Type of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Types

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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10%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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46%
FELLOWSHIP
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31%
TRAINEESHIP
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0%

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Sources of Financial Support
Source: GSS, 2007

How graduate students in the program (including master's, doctoral, and professional degree students) paid for their graduate educations


Federal Support

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
1%
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
0%
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (EXCEPT NIH)
0%
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
16%
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
0%
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
4%
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
0%
OTHER FEDERAL SOURCES
11%

Non-Federal Support

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
50%
FOREIGN SOURCES
3%
OTHER US SOURCES
9%
SELF SUPPORT
6%

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

6.2

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

50%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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18

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 54 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology programs


Range of Rankings
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13-45

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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1.6
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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2.2

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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91%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 54 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology programs


Range of Rankings
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2-9

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
18%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
21%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: GSS, 2007 and NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
35%
FEMALE
65%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
91%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
9%

Race / Ethnicity
AFRICAN AMERICAN
8%
NATIVE AMERICAN
0%
ASIAN
1%
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0%
WHITE
72%
HISPANIC
11%
UNKNOWN
0%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
62%
PART TIME
38%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
36%
FEMALE
64%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
91%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
9%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
9%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
4%
WHITE
69%
HISPANIC / LATINO
8%
UNKNOWN
10%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
43%
PART TIME
57%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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28
Interdisciplinary faculty
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0%

Total Students
Source: GSS, 2007

Total
113
First year
11

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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2.5

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Marine Science degrees from University of South Florida-Main Campus


Master's degrees/year

12.8

Doctoral degrees/year

8.0

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(813) 974-2011 ext. 2011


Location

4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620-9951


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Marine Science degree recipients from University of South Florida-Main Campus and may include graduates from more than one program.