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College of Information Studies University of Maryland, College Park

  • College Park, MD
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 72%28%
    student ratio
  • 439
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Information Studies Master of Information Management (MIM)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Library Science (MLS)
      Master of Arts/Master of Library Science (MA/MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 149
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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 Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and 1-year residency
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 710
    • Accepted 352
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 132
  • 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 November 1st 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, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General 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, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students439
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students439
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Full-time Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty52
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,813,039

Location & Contact

College of Information Studies

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Jennifer Preece

Dean

Phone: 301-405-2036
Fax: 301-314-9145
Email: preece@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

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



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