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

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 15%85%
    student ratio
  • 209
    total students
  • $10,314 | $22,248
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 14%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 30
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 723
    • Accepted 103
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 25
  • 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 (physics), minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (physics), 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 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, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students209
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students209
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty209
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrometeorology, superconductivity, particle astrophysics, plasma physics, elementary particle theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$34,261,074

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

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

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Drew Baden

Chair

Phone: 301-405-5946
Fax: 301-405-0327
Email: drew@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of the Graduate School

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



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