University of California - Santa Cruz

Division of Graduate Studies

Ocean Sciences


Music Center

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S.-Ocean Sciences, Ph.D.-Ocean Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Santa Cruz campus has a large and vigorous interdisciplinary marine sciences program with faculty in all major subfields. Research facilities include on-campus analytical labs, on-shore marine labs, a 40-foot research vessel and a research site on Ano Nuevo Island.


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

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999