Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
46
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
38%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Atmospheric Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Atmospheric Sciences ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Atmospheric Sciences ]
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Physics ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Physics ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

38% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 78
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 38
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 30th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsOctober 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student33%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty40
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAstrophysics, atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics, quantum optics and quantum information
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$7,500,000

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. L. Hayden

Chairman

Phone: 410-455-2513
Fax: 410-455-1072
Email: hayden@umbc.edu

Dr. Lazlo Takacs

Graduate Admissions Director

Phone: 410-455-2513
Fax: 410-455-1072
Email: takacs@umbc.edu

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