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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

145
Applied
20
Accepted
8
Enrolled
14%

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 December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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

96
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.04%
Black or African American 1.04%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.04%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 21
Male (28)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theory, crime prevention, death penalty, criminal justice technology, policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,392,303

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Charles Wellford
Chair
Email: wellford@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4729
Fax: 301-405-4733

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