The A. James Clark School of Engineering at University of Maryland–College Park

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Graduate School Admissions
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $75

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at University of Maryland--College Park

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 5,491
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,497
Overall acceptance rate 27.3% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 515 verbal
755 quantitative
3.65 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 532 verbal
778 quantitative
3.86 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 574 paper test
100 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​aero.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-2376
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bioe.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-7426
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​chbe.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-1935
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-7768
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-3681
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-2664
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-3681
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​mne.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-5989
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​enme.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-5139
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​ennu.​umd.​edu
(301) 405-5208
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,259
Master’s (full-time) 522
Master’s (part-time) 621
Ph.D. (full-time) 991
Ph.D. (part-time) 125

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 571
Total master’s graduates 414
International master’s graduates 37.4%
Minority master’s graduates 18.8%
Female master’s graduates 26.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 157
International Ph.D. graduates 50.3%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 12.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 17.8%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 20 8.3%
Biomedical 16 2.7%
Chemical 12 2.4%
Civil 27 9.8%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 47 10.4%
Electrical 57 25%
Environmental 0 N/A
Materials 19 2.9%
Mechanical 41 11.2%
Nuclear 1 .5%
Other 6 26.8%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 233
Part-time faculty 12
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 7

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $179,388,838
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 198

Engineering School Ranking

#18 Best Engineering Schools

(9) Ranking by Specialties

#8 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#23 in Biological / Agricultural
#30 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#39 in Chemical
#24 in Civil
#16 in Computer Engineering
#16 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#24 in Materials
#18 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 63
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.7
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.6
Overall acceptance rate 27.3% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 767
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.3:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 157
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $179,388,838
Research expenditures per faculty member $776,575
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 3.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,259

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,259

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,513
Minority students 9.6%
International students 60.8%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 746
Minority students 22.9%
International students 15.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director N/A
Financial aid phone (301) 314-9000

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,450 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $20,358 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $525 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,131 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,383 per year
Room and board $10,808
Books and supplies $1,367
Miscellaneous expenses $5,074

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 218
Teaching assistants 195
Research assistants 1,160
Other appointments 0

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