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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Psychology

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Psychology is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental psychology
Master of Science (MS) Industrial psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

725
Applied
56
Accepted
34
Enrolled
8%

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 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, research and/or work experience, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, research and/or work experience, 3 letters of recommendation

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 9.57%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.74%
Unknown 1.74%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

108
Total faculty
Full-time - 92
Part-time - 16
Male (50)
Female (58)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social stereotyping and prejudice, anxiety disorders, auditory neuroethology, counseling and social psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,716,310

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Jack J. Blanchard
Chair
Email: jblancha@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-8438
Fax: 301-314-9566