Graduate School of Oceanography

URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography is one of the world’s premier academic institutions of oceanography and ocean exploration. GSO’s research, education, and outreach activities advance our knowledge of the world’s ocean.

Facts at a Glance

1,000,000+

nautical miles of research on R/V Endeavor

$31,000,000+

awarded to GSO for federally funded research from NSF, NOAA, DoD, USAID, and other agencies

43%

of all University of Rhode Island sponsored funding flows through GSO

50+

faculty and research scientists

800+

GSO alumni

70+

current graduate students

150+

professional, technical, and research support staff at GSO

325,000+

square feet of research and educational space

5 continents

where GSO research is conducted — plus the Arctic!

600+

research missions enabled by R/V Endeavor

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