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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of History

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of History is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Historical studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
20
Accepted
14
Enrolled
91%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's 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 February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.7%
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 13.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 9
Male (10)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S. history, European history, Asian history, public history, community engagement
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
50,000

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hilltop Circle
Fine Arts, 5th Floor North
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Ritschel
Graduate Program Director
Email: ritschel@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-2034
Fax: 410-455-1045

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