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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Geology

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Geology 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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 4

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral defense
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
16
Accepted
9
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 March 15th February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th June 1st No

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
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

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 February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

31
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 6
Male (30)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,536,364

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Roberta L. Rudnick
Chair
Email: rudnick@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-1311
Fax: 301-314-7870

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