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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Fire Protection Engineering

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Fire Protection Engineering is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

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 Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
17
Accepted
11
Enrolled
63%

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 May 31st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 31st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BS in any engineering or physical science area, 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
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 8
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Fire and thermal degradation of materials, fire modeling, fire dynamics, smoke detection and management, fire resistance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,667,429

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. James Milke
Chair
Email: milke@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3995

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