Shoals Marine Laboratory has a proud history of excellence in undergraduate education spanning more than half a century. We offer a wide variety of courses to students from all over the world and have need and merit-based scholarships available to make courses affordable for all!

Undergraduate Courses

SML undergraduate courses are offered from May to August, and cover a broad range of subjects from organismal studies to theories of ecology, evolution, and behavior.

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Financial Support & Scholarships

Shoals Marine Laboratory offers financial support and scholarships to all undergraduate students, and applying is easy!

Financial Support & Scholarships

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees change depending on whether you enroll through Cornell or UNH.

Tuition & Fees

Admissions Process

Make this the summer you dive into marine science at Shoals Marine Laboratory! Our academic team will help you through all steps of our admissions process.


Shoals Semester Program

Enroll in at least four SML credit courses and accelerate your undergraduate program over the summer!

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