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University of Maryland, College Park

Fischell Department of Bioengineering

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Fischell Department of Bioengineering 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
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

83
Applied
34
Accepted
12
Enrolled
41%

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 January 15th January 15th 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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.23%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.23%
Unknown 2.82%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 4
Male (35)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioengineering, bioenvironmental and water resources engineering, natural resources management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,008,739

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. William Bentley
Chair
Email: bentley@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4321
Fax: 301-405-9023

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