University of California - San Diego

University of California, San Diego

Scripps Institution of Oceanography


9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A graduate department of the University of California at San Diego, Scripps is one of the oldest and largest centers for global science research and graduate training in the world. More than 300 research programs are now conducted at Scripps, aimed at gaining comprehensive understanding of the oceans, atmosphere and structure of the Earth. In 1995, the National Research Council ranked Scripps first in faculty quality among oceanography programs nationwide.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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