16
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship, scholarly paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
16
Accepted
8
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 December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biodiversity, global change, conservation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Lips
Director
Email: klips@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-7409