108
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 14

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

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
Exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

718
Applied
59
Accepted
19
Enrolled
8%

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 January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, course work in calculus and mathematics, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Calculus background
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

108
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.93%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time (40)
Part-time (15)
Male (38)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International economics, natural resource and environmental economics, forecasting and policy analysis, economic growth, demography of inequality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,097,454

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Maureen Cropper
Chair
Email: mcropper@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-7006
Fax: 301-405-3542