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Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education College of Education University of Maryland, College Park

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • 320
    total students
  • $10,314 | $22,248
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 21%
    acceptance rate
  • 23 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Rehabilitation Counseling Advanced Graduate Specialist Certificate (AGSC)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Community Counseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
    • Counseling And Personnel Services Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [counseling and personnel services]
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed) [art therapy]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [college student personnel]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [counseling psychology]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [mental health counseling]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [school counseling]
    • Counseling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • College Student Personnel Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Counselor Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • School Counseling Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • College Student Personnel Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Community/Career Counseling Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 64
    • Doctoral Degrees 41
    • 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? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

21% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 623
    • Accepted 131
    • Acceptance Rate 21
    • Enrolled 83
  • 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 1st December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test or MAT, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students320
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students320
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty72
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEducational psychology, counseling, health
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,249,421

Location & Contact

Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education

College of Education
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Mr. Dennis Kivlighan

Chair

Phone: 301-405-2858
Email: dennisk@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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