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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Kinesiology

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Kinesiology is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
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? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

52
Applied
6
Accepted
6
Enrolled
12%

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
Spring deadline October 1st June 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 3.5, 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

53
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.55%
Black or African American 3.77%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.77%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 13
Male (31)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sports, biophysical and professional studies, cognitive motor behavior, exercise physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,137,521

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Bradley Hatfield
Chair
Email: bhatfiel@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-2450
Fax: 301-405-5578

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