University of Maryland-Baltimore County

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,704
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,868
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.11%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
69.5%
11,459 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
13,497
77.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
69.2%
1,117 Graduates

About

University of Maryland-Baltimore County is a higher education institution located in Baltimore County, MD. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were General Biological Sciences (342 degrees awarded), General Psychology (320 degrees), and Computer Science (249 degrees).

In 2020, 3,686 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland-Baltimore County. 48.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,522 degrees), 2.18 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (697 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,704, which is $−19,925 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,704, which is $−19,925 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,868.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending University of Maryland-Baltimore County received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,704
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was $8,704. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $−19,925 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$16,868
2020 Value
1.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Maryland-Baltimore County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,868. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Maryland-Baltimore County grew by 1.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,386
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was of $13,386 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 1.98% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.27% with respect to 2019, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.11%
2018 Default Rate
69
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 3.11%, which represents 69 out of the 2222 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Maryland-Baltimore County received 11,459 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.23% annual decline. Out of those 11,459 applicants, 7,962 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.5% acceptance rate.

There were 13,497 students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2020, and 93% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an overall enrollment yield of 21%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,962
Accepted Out of 11,459

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 69.5% (7,962 admissions from 11,459 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 61%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.23%, while admissions grew by 10.2%.

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SAT Scores

93%
Submission Percentage
1,557
Scores Submitted

93% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has a total enrollment of 13,497 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,436 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,061. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.6% White, 20% Asian, 19% Black or African American, 8.16% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Two or More Races, 0.0889% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0593% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (22%), followed by White Female (14.2%) and Asian Male (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (15%), followed by White Female (14.1%) and Black or African American Male (5.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,497 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,436 and the part-time enrollment is 3,061. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Maryland-Baltimore County had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,072
  2. Asian
    2,705
  3. Black or African American
    2,564

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 37.6% White, 20% Asian, 19% Black or African American, 8.16% Hispanic or Latino, 4.76% Two or More Races, 0.0889% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0593% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 315 students (2.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 104 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Maryland-Baltimore County. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white (1,522 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (697 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is General Biological Sciences (342 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (320 degrees) and Computer Science (249 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (866 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (289 degrees), and Biology (432 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Software developers (520,312 people), Physicians (452,990 people), Other managers (302,315 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (260,888 people), and Postsecondary teachers (229,729 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (866 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (289 degrees), Biology (432 degrees), Math & Statistics (122 degrees), and Psychology (347 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (866 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (289 degrees), Biology (432 degrees), Math & Statistics (122 degrees), and Psychology (347 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (711,368 people), Computer Systems Design (655,112 people), Elementary & secondary schools (651,821 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (543,768 people), and Offices of physicians (244,375 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (866 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (289 degrees), Biology (432 degrees), Math & Statistics (122 degrees), and Psychology (347 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Most Common
  1. 342 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 320 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 249 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was General Biological Sciences with 342 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,895
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,791
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,895 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,791).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 294 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Information Science, which is 1.96 times more than the 150 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 234 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in General Psychology, which is 2.72 times more than the 86 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 44% of students graduating from University of Maryland-Baltimore County completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 71% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.95% of graduates (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,522 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    697 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    613 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white (1,522 degrees awarded). There were 2.18 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (697 degrees).

2.74% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    845 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    677 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    359 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white male (845 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (677 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at nearly $102M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.95M (2.88%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Maryland-Baltimore County had a total salary expenditure of $472M. University of Maryland-Baltimore County employs 160 Professors, 157 Associate professors, and 123 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Male Professors (112), Female Associate professors(82), and Male Associate professors (75).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are: Management, with 389 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 307 employees, and Research with 152 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$102M
2020 Endowment
0.339%
growth from 2019

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at about $102M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland-Baltimore County grew 0.339% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $200M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $43.1M - Federal
  2. $36.2M - State
  3. $483k - Local

As of 2020, University of Maryland-Baltimore County received $43.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $36.2M from state grants and contracts, and $483k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$199M
2020 Salaries
5.51%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a median of $199M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($472M) and a 5.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.21% growth from 2018 and a 1.84% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$57.3M
Instructional Salaries
564
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a total of $57.3M to 564 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
160 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
389 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Professor with 160 employees; Associate professor with 157 employees; and Associate professor with 123 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Management with 389 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 307 employees; and Research with 152 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was Male Professor with 112 employees, Female Associate professor with 82 employees, and Male Associate professor with 75 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

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