University of Maryland–College Park College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Margaret McLaughlin
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $75

University of Maryland College Park College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 575 paper test
100 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 44
Acceptance rate 81.8%
Enrollment 18 full-time
23 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 953
Acceptance rate 52.5%
Enrollment 292 full-time
250 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 2
Acceptance rate 0.0%
Enrollment 0 full-time
1 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 535
Acceptance rate 21.9%
Enrollment 476 full-time
126 part-time
Test requirements Either GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(10)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students other
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

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

education administration and supervision 6%
student counseling and personnel services 14%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 6%
social and philosophical foundations of education 2%
education policy 8%
educational psychology 7%
elementary teacher education 4%
higher education administration 7%
secondary teacher education 36%
special education 12%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 68
Master’s program graduates 333
Education specialist program graduates 6
Doctoral program graduates 77

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 94
Part-time faculty 7
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 14.9%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $19.7
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 56.8%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 70
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.2
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 578 – High
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 631 – High
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 21.9% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.8:1
Student-faculty ratio 5.5:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $207.5
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $19.7

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Sarah Bauder
Financial aid phone (301) 314-9000

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $500 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $1,077 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $500 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,077 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $760 per year
Room and board $9,599
Books and supplies $1,076
Miscellaneous expenses $3,024

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 67
Teaching assistants 66
Research assistants 81
Other appointments 45
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 165

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