College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
17%
83%
student ratio
29
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 31
fall application deadline
62%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Fire Protection Engineering Master of Engineering (M Eng)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 27
    • Accepted 17
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 31st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 31st June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and BS in any engineering or physical science area, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFire and thermal degradation of materials, fire modeling, fire dynamics, smoke detection and management, fire resistance
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,667,429

Location & Contact

Department of Fire Protection Engineering

A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. James Milke

Chair

Phone: 301-405-3995
Email: milke@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-405-9305
Email: ccaramel@umd.edu


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