School of Public Policy University of Maryland, College Park

School of Public Policy University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
333
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
43%
acceptance rate
4 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Management (JD/MPM)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
      Master of Public Management (MPM)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 199
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 841
    • Accepted 367
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 121
  • 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 April 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students333
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students333
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty59
    • Full-time Percentage51%
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGovernment, international security, environmental policy, public finances
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,405,227

Location & Contact

School of Public Policy

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Donald Kettl

Dean

Phone: 301-405-6356
Email: kettl@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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