Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics College of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics College of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
38%
62%
student ratio
55
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Resource Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Agriculture Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees V, optional and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees V and oral dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 174
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and course work in microeconomics and calculus, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian21%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAgricultural development, international trade, agricultural marketing, econometrics, farm management and production economics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,406,007

Location & Contact

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Lars Olson

Chair

Phone: 301-405-7180
Email: ljolson@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305
Email: ccaramel@umd.edu


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