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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Chemical Physics

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Chemical Physics 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
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (chemistry, math or physics)
Thesis Optional
Paper, qualifying exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE Subject Test (chemistry, math, or physics), GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Seminars

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
27%

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 February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline June 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (chemistry, math or physics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE Subject Test (chemistry, math, or physics), GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3, 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

33
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 12.12%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Discrete molecules and gases; dynamic phenomena; thermodynamics, statistical mechanical theory and quantum mechanical theory; atmospheric physics; biophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Michael A. Coplan
Director
Email: coplan@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4858
Fax: 301-314-9363

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