Baltimore, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
41
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 155
    • Accepted 47
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes
    • 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students41
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student34%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBioinformatics, synthetic biology, biofuels, age related changes in traits, vision science, evolutionary biology of organisms, cell migration
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Biological Sciences

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

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
United States

Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano

Director

Phone: 410-455-2217
Fax: 410-455-3875
Email: biograd@umbc.edu

Mrs. Brandy Darcey

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 410-455-3669
Email: bdarcey@umbc.edu

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