Ocean Engineering Ph.D.


Admission Requirements

Admission to the Ph.D. program requires M.S. degree in engineering or equivalent; exceptional students with a Bachelor of Science in engineering will also be considered. All students will be required to complete courses equivalent to those for the M.S. degree in ocean engineering if not included in their master’s degree.

Application Process

The URI Graduate School accepts online applications only. Please follow the application instructions and complete the online application, and upload all documents required including unofficial transcripts of all colleges/universities attended. A complete application includes 3 letters of recommendation.

The department reviews your credentials and forwards their recommendation to the Graduate School where the final decision is made, and you will be notified via email. If you are accepted and intend to matriculate, you will be required to provide original official transcripts before your start date. Please forward these transcripts directly to the Graduate School.

For details and additional information consult the related info on application procedures from the Graduate School and guidelines for international applicants.