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  • Locations: Woods Hole, United States
  • Program Terms: Fall
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  • Restrictions: Rhodes College applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Cost: Rhodes' Tuition, Room, and Full Board
Program Description:

The Semester in Environmental Science is a 15-week fall semester at the Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The curriculum provides an intensive field and laboratory-based introduction to ecosystem science and the biogeochemistry of coastal forests, freshwater ponds and estuaries.

Why Study at MBL?
  • To connect with the world-class Woods Hole scientific community
  • To deepen your knowledge about global change and the complex feedbacks and unexpected consequences of human impacts on the planet
  • To learn science by doing it—gaining experience in field and lab research
  • To meet inspiring and like-minded student colleagues
  • To get wet and muddy, have fun, and work hard!
For more information visit https://www.mbl.edu/ses/