Colby at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences


Whether you’re interested in oceans, laboratory science generally, or environmental policy, the Colby and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences partnership offers unique and intense opportunities that can put you on track for the most competitive graduate programs and research experiences in the world.

Hands-on Research

Students’ immersion in real-world, hands-on research in Colby-Bigelow programs is unparalleled anywhere at the undergraduate level, featuring more collaboration with senior research scientists than less-intense ocean-based programs. Learn more >

Bigelow Laboratory

Bigelow Lab is a world leader in marine and climate change research, and, as one of the world’s ecosystems most affected by global change, the Gulf of Maine is a natural laboratory. Learn more >