Ocean Discovery Institute’s track record of unprecedented impacts has earned recognition from the highest levels of the United States government. In 2011, Ocean Discovery was honored by the White House with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration has also partnered with Ocean Discovery to explore replication of its successful model nationwide, to learn more about this click here.
Ocean Discovery students are eight times more likely to earn a college degree within 5 years than the average low-income college student.
In a state that ranks below all but two states in science, 9 of the 13 schools we serve significantly increased science test scores.
Transforming our world
Against a backdrop where the scientific workforce does not reflect the diversity of our nation, 7-in-10 Ocean Discovery college students major in science fields.