113
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences 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)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Proposal defense, oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

141
Applied
37
Accepted
23
Enrolled
26%

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 February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline September 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.77%
Black or African American 2.65%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

127
Total faculty
Male (93)
Female (34)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology, environmental chemistry, environmental molecular biology/biotechnology, environmental sciences, fisheries science, oceanography
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1213 HJ Patterson Hall
College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Kennedy T. Paynter Jr.
Director
Email: mees@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6938
Fax: 301-314-4139