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University of Maryland, College Park

Policy Studies Program

College Park, MD

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University of Maryland, College Park

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
13
Accepted
8
Enrolled
9%

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
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.92%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Donald Kettl
Dean
Email: kettl@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6356