Major and minor in marine biology
Learn from over 45 world-class faculty
Hone your skills in the Pacific Northwest and abroad
Why study at the University of Washington?
Situated in the heart of the San Juan Islands, roughly 100 miles from Seattle, FHL is a unique satellite campus that offers students an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the Pacific Northwest’s marine environment. Much like the NBA’s “bubble,” where teams were isolated to ensure player health during the pandemic, the 2020 class of MARBIO 488 became its own bubble.Read more
When it comes to things that give us the heebie-jeebies, parasites reign supreme. However, they are a necessary part of our ecosystems. SAFS assistant professor Chelsea Wood joins Bill Nye on his “Science Rules!” podcast to explain what makes parasites so creepy, how to prevent them from killing us, and why she keeps digging around in decades-old cans of salmon.Read more
The 2021 Bevan Series will be held virtually online and open to the public. This year’s focus is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Visit the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences events page and click the “subscribe” button to have each seminar and join link added to your calendar.Read more
Explore the world’s oceans through the lens of a diverse cast of marine science professionals. Journey with them as they share behind-the-scenes stories from their careers and insights on how to solve today’s most challenging conservation and environmental issues. This weekly speaker series is facilitated by Dr. José Guzmán, and is open to all students.Read more