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Program in Life Sciences College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences University of Maryland, College Park

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 68%32%
    student ratio
  • 68
    total students
  • $10,314 | $22,248
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Master of Life Sciences (MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 76
    • Enrolled 13
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees1 year of teaching experience, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,314
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,248
    • International student tuition$22,248
    • *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 availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage85%
    • Full-time Percentage15%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown6%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenetic engineering, gene therapy, ecology, biocomplexity
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Life Sciences

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Paul Smith

Associate Dean

Phone: 301-405-2327
Fax: 301-314-9949
Email: pjs@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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