Program in Physics College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Program in Physics College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
28%
72%
student ratio
39
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • 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 33
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 30th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students39
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian92%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty37
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrophysics, atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics and quantum information
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,800,000

Location & Contact

Program in Physics

College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Todd Pittman

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 410-455-2513
Fax: 410-455-1072
Email: todd.pittman@umbc.edu

Dr. Lazlo Takacs

Graduate Admissions Committee Chair

Phone: 410-455-2524
Fax: 410-455-1072
Email: takacs@umbc.edu


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