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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Aerospace Engineering

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Aerospace Engineering is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 44
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

316
Applied
34
Accepted
26
Enrolled
11%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th February 1st No
Spring deadline October 31st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

170
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American 2.35%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.18%
Unknown 5.29%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

52
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 9
Male (47)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aerodynamics and propulsion, structural mechanics, flight dynamics, rotor craft, space robotics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,818,995

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Norman Wereley
Chair
Email: wereley@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-1927

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