College Park, MD
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
16
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
26%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sustainable Development Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • 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 Internship, scholarly paper
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 61
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 8
  • 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 December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, 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 availableTeaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students16
    • Part-time Percentage31%
    • Full-time Percentage69%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiodiversity, global change, conservation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD 20742
United States

Dr. Karen Lips

Director

Phone: 301-405-7409
Email: klips@umd.edu

Dr. Charles Caramello

Dean of Graduate School

Phone: 301-405-0358
Fax: 301-314-9305
Email: ccaramel@umd.edu

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