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

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 152
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 16%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Behavior, Ecology, And Systematics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Sustainable Development And Conservation Biology Master of Science (MS)
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [physiological systems]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [behavior, ecology, evolution, and systematics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [computational biology, bioinformatics, and genomics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [molecular and cellular biology]
    • Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, And Systematics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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 Required and optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and oral exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 480
    • Accepted 81
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 34
  • 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 December 15th December 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, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • 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 Students152
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students152
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty78
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhysiology, cell biology, evolution, ecology, ethology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,523,126

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

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

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Gerald Wilkinson

Chair

Phone: 301-405-6884
Fax: 301-314-9358
Email: wilkinso@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

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



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