Program in Public Policy College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Program in Public Policy College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
118
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • Policy History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Public Management Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Health Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • Educational Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP)
    • Evaluation And Analytical Methods Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 71
    • Accepted 41
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st May 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 academic letters of reference, transcripts, and resume, research paper
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 academic letters of reference, transcripts, and resume, research paper
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students118
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Full-time Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth policy, education policy, urban policy, public management, evaluation and analytical methods
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Policy

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Donald Norris

Director

Phone: 410-455-1455
Email: norris@umbc.edu

Ms. Sally Helms

Administrator of Academic Affairs

Phone: 410-455-3202
Fax: 410-455-1172
Email: gradpubpol@umbc.edu


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