Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Students who are passionate about Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography can study up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. Currently, 1,744 students earn a some level of degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography around the country each year. More students graduate with a degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography in Florida than any other state. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography is $42,090.

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Total Students
1,375
Total Males
424
Total Females
951

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    1,375

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See where Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Thinking about majoring in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography? You should check out Eckerd College or Coastal Carolina University! These institutions are some of the best campuses for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography majors. Currently, Eckerd College has 43 graduates earning a Bachelors degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, while Coastal Carolina University has 143 students earning a Bachelors degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Majors

The highest paying job for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography majors is Natural Sciences Managers. However, something else to consider is how many job openings there currently is. A job that is in high need that a degree in Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography can prepare you for is Molecular and Cellular Biologists.

Top Paying Careers for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $82,550)
  3. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $79,590)

Most in Demand Careers for Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

  1. Molecular and Cellular Biologists
  2. Natural Sciences Managers
  3. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
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