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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Sociology

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

179
Applied
20
Accepted
12
Enrolled
11%

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 4th January 4th 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
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.88%
Black or African American 18.52%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.47%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 8
Male (16)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social psychology, sociology of work, sociology of the military, population studies, stratification
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
218,078

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Roberto Korzeniewicz
Chair
Email: korzen@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6394