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

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

Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
8%
92%
student ratio
13
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Atmospheric Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 7
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 1st May 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 587 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students13
    • Female Percentage8%
    • Male Percentage92%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students13
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage60%
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAtmospheric dynamics, aerosols and clouds, satellite and aircraft remote sensing, optics and instrumentation development, lidar and in situ aerosol measurements
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,000,000

Location & Contact

Program in Atmospheric Physics

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

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Zhibo Zhang

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 410-455-6315
Fax: 410-455-1072
Email: zhibo.zhang@umbc.edu

Dr. Lazlo Takacs

Graduate Admissions Committee Chair

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


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