University of Maryland-Baltimore County

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,704
1.99% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,094
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.37%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
61%
11,842 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
13,602
78.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
68.4%
1,058 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 (344 degrees awarded), General Psychology (316 degrees), and Information Science (265 degrees).

In 2019, 3,654 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland-Baltimore County. 47.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,587 degrees), 2.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (702 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,704, which is $-19,796 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,704, which is $-19,796 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,094.

In 2019, 55% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,704
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was $8,704. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $-19,796 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$17,094
2019 Value
0.274%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Maryland-Baltimore County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,094. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Maryland-Baltimore County grew by 0.274%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,126
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was of $13,126 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

55% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.77% with respect to 2018, when 53% 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.
4.37%
2017 Default Rate
100
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 4.37%, which represents 100 out of the 2288 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 11,842 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.04% annual growth. Out of those 11,842 applicants, 7,227 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61% acceptance rate.

There were 13,602 students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2019, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an overall enrollment yield of 23.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
7,227
Accepted Out of 11,842

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 61% (7,227 admissions from 11,842 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 57.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 1.04%, while admissions grew by 6.44%.

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SAT Scores

92%
Submission Percentage
1,570
Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has a total enrollment of 13,602 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,693 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,909. This means that 78.6% 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 39.1% White, 19.4% Asian, 17.8% Black or African American, 7.57% Hispanic or Latino, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.6%), followed by White Female (15%) and Asian Male (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (15.1%), followed by White Female (13.1%) and Black or African American Female (4.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,602 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,693 and the part-time enrollment is 2,909. This means that 78.6% of students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2019 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 (83%), 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
    5,319
  2. Asian
    2,638
  3. Black or African American
    2,423

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 39.1% White, 19.4% Asian, 17.8% Black or African American, 7.57% Hispanic or Latino, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 340 students (2.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 154 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 (1,587 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (702 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is General Biological Sciences (344 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (316 degrees) and Information Science (265 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 (802 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), and Biology (423 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 (602,662 people), Physicians (424,966 people), Other managers (263,397 people), Postsecondary teachers (175,521 people), and Computer & information systems managers (137,281 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (802 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), Biology (423 degrees), Math & Statistics (118 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (242 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, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (802 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), Biology (423 degrees), Math & Statistics (118 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (242 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Computer Systems Design (665,421 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (551,613 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (434,623 people), Elementary & secondary schools (367,035 people), and Offices of physicians (234,711 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (802 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), Biology (423 degrees), Math & Statistics (118 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (242 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. 344 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 316 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 265 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was General Biological Sciences with 344 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,904
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,750
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,904 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, which is 1.09 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,750).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 293 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Information Science, which is 2.19 times more than the 134 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 238 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in General Psychology, which is 3.05 times more than the 78 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 39% 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, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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 Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.93% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,587 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    702 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    564 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white (1,587 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (702 degrees).

3.34% of degree recipients (122 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    888 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    699 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    353 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white male (888 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (699 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at nearly $102M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.93M (3.85%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Maryland-Baltimore County had a total salary expenditure of $457M. University of Maryland-Baltimore County employs 159 Associate professors, 157 Professors, and 122 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Male Professors (112), Female Associate professors(84), and Male Associate professors (75).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are: Management, with 379 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 306 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 152 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$102M
2019 Endowment
3.04%
decline from 2018

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at about $102M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland-Baltimore County declined 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $209M 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. $40.4M - Federal
  2. $36.9M - State
  3. $726k - Local

As of 2019, University of Maryland-Baltimore County received $40.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $36.9M from state grants and contracts, and $726k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$189M
2019 Salaries
3.21%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a median of $189M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($457M) and a 3.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.84% growth from 2017 and a 2.07% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$56M
Instructional Salaries
556
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a total of $56M to 556 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
159 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
379 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Associate professor with 159 employees; Professor with 157 employees; and Professor with 122 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Management with 379 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 306 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 152 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was Male Professor with 112 employees, Female Associate professor with 84 employees, and Male Associate professor with 75 employees.

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

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