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Department of Government and Politics College of Behavioral and Social Sciences University of Maryland, College Park

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 40%60%
    student ratio
  • 123
    total students
  • $10,314 | $22,248
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 18%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Political Economy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • American Politics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • International Relations Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Comparative Politics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 230
    • Accepted 42
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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 February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.5, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,314
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,248
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,446.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students123
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students123
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty61
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational development/conflict, international security, post-communist society, public service, dynamics of conflict and conflict resolution
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,336,769

Location & Contact

Department of Government and Politics

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Mark Lichbach

Chairman

Phone: 301-405-4147
Fax: 301-314-9690
Email: mlichbac@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305



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