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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Baltimore, MD

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 31
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

379
Applied
166
Accepted
67
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

241
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 8.3%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races 1.66%
Unknown 2.9%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular genetics, neurobiology, metabolism, astrophysics, atmospheric physics, condensed matter, optics, quantum optics, differential equations, scientific computing, optimization, biostatistics, marine biotechnology, chemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,096,881

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. William R. LaCourse
Dean
Email: lacourse@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-5827
Fax: 410-455-5831

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