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University of Maryland, College Park

College of Information Studies

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / College of Information Studies is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Master of Library Science (MA/MLS)
Master of Library Science (MLS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Information Management (MIM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 162
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-year residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

941
Applied
357
Accepted
169
Enrolled
38%

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 November 1st 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 Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

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 Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

464
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 5.6%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 3.02%
Unknown 1.94%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

63
Total faculty
Full-time - 37
Part-time - 26
Male (28)
Female (35)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,640,171

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Jennifer Preece
Dean
Email: preece@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-2036
Fax: 301-314-9145