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

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 99
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 15%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Behavior, Ecology, Evolution, And Systematics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Molecular And Cellular Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, And Genomics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Physiological Systems Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and present thesis work in seminar
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

15% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 420
    • Accepted 63
    • Acceptance Rate 15
    • Enrolled 29
  • 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test; GRE Subject Test in biology (recommended), academic transcripts, and statement of purpose/research interests, 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students99
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students99
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Location & Contact

PhD Program in Biological Sciences

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
Email: wilkinso@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

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



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