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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Biological Sciences

Baltimore, MD

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied molecular biology
(Graduate Certificate) Biotechnology Biotechnology management
Master of Science (MS) Biological sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biological sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience and cognitive sciences
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Biotechnology Biotechnology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 31

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
45
Accepted
23
Enrolled
30%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes

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 IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.59%
Black or African American 10.13%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.27%
Two or more races 1.27%
Unknown 2.53%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (11)

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Philip Farabaugh
Chairman
Email: farabaug@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-3081
Fax: 410-455-3875

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