University Of Maryland University College

University Of Maryland University College

University of Maryland - University College is a public coeducational university located in Adelphi, Maryland, United States. The institute was founded in 1947. It currently provides educational services to over 90,000 students worldwide. It offers degree programs in various fields including computer and information science, human resource management, investigative forensics, business administration, computer information technology, communication studies, technology management, health care administration, biotechnology, and accounting. The school also offers online certification courses for overseas students from Europe and Asia.

University of Maryland - University College's sports teams are fondly called the Terrapins. The official mascot is Testudo, the Maryland diamondback terrapin. The university offers various sports programs in football, baseball, basketball, and track and field.

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University of Maryland-University College
3501 University Blvd East
Adelphi , MD 20783-8010
General Phone: (301) 985-7000

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UMUC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management3,014business, business management, purchasing and contract management, operations management, non-profit management, customer service management, electronic commerce, business administration, accounting, ...
Computer Science and Engineering1,060computer and info science, computer programming, computer applications programming, information science, web design, database administration, computer graphics, computer networking, computer security, ...
Liberal Arts735Asian studies, women's studies, Spanish language, foreign languages and literature, English, liberal arts and humanities, library science courses, interdisciplinary studies, social services, ...
Therapy and Counseling246psychology
Medical Administration173health care administration, health care facilities management, environmental health
Law148legal studies, legal assistant
Education and Teaching142educational admin and supervision, instructional media design
Security and Law Enforcement128criminal justice and safety, forensic science, fire protection tech, fire services administration, security and protective services
Media102communication studies, desktop publishing and imaging
Science75biotechnology, biological and biomedical sciences
Conservation and Resource Management46conservation, natural resources policy
Office and Administration8data entry
Engineering2systems engineering
Family and Social Work1family studies, social service professions
Medical Support and Technology0mental health services tech

Number of programs and degrees for UMUC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree2,79324
Postbaccalaureate certificate38631
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years41538
Master's degree2,08916
Associate's degree1911
Doctor's degree141

UMUC Student Body

In 2007-2008, UMUC had a total enrollment of 32,540 students (17,055 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 40%
Black 31%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 1%
20-21 3%
22-24 11%
25-29 24%
30-34 19%
35-39 16%
40-49 20%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

UMUC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 25 %
Part-Time 20 %

UMUC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UMUC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,760
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,000
Books and supplies $ 1,360

Financial Aid:
UMUC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1164400)

UMUC Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track122111

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year37$106,63220$100,460
Associate professorcalendar year16$86,68319$84,898
Assistant professorcalendar year2*6$75,785
No academic rankcalendar year0*4$66,273
All faculty totalcalendar year55$99,96349$88,613

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year42$41,10926$38,507
Associate professoracademic year20$35,76228$34,255
Assistant professoracademic year5$35,2428$27,658
All faculty totalacademic year67$39,07562$35,187

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UMUC Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Customer Service Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Resources Management/CIO Training
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Marketing
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Science/Studies
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Education And Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational/Instructional Media Design

Systems Engineering

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
Asian Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Library Science, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Environmental Health
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician


Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Science and Technology
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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