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University of Maryland, College Park

School of Public Policy

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / School of Public Policy is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Management (JD/MPM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Management (MPM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 145
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

741
Applied
320
Accepted
115
Enrolled
43%

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 April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

328
Total Graduate Students
24%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.71%
Black or African American 8.23%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 1.22%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

58
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 24
Male (44)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Government, international security, environmental policy, public finances
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,486,944

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Orr
Dean
Email: rorr1@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3103

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