University of Maryland-Baltimore County

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,204

1.99% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$15,349

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.04%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

56.8%

10,812 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,640

78.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

64.4%

956 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 (332 degrees awarded), General Psychology (322 degrees), and Information Science (186 degrees).

In 2016, 3,661 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Maryland-Baltimore County. 48.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,773 degrees), 2.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (602 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,204, which is $-17,652 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $8,204, which is $-17,652 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,349.

In 2016, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,204

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was $8,204. The cost of tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is $-17,652 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$15,349

2016 Value

4.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Maryland-Baltimore County had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,349. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Maryland-Baltimore County grew by 4.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,382

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was of $12,382 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.45% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

40%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.92% with respect to 2015, when 51% 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.

4.04%

2015 Default Rate

96

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 4.04%, which represents 96 out of the 2375 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 10,812 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.72% annual growth. Out of those 10,812 applicants, 6,144 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.8% acceptance rate.

There were 13,640 students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2016, and 87% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

6,144

Accepted Out of 10,812

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Maryland-Baltimore County was 56.8% (6,144 admissions from 10,812 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 59.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.72%, while admissions declined by -2.72%.

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SAT Scores

87%

Submission Percentage

1,340

Scores Submitted

87% of enrolled first-time students at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has a total enrollment of 13,640 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,651 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,989. This means that 78.1% 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 43.6% White, 18.7% Asian, 16.4% Black or African American, 6.28% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.6%), followed by White Female (16.8%) and Asian Male (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (18.3%), followed by White Male (17.6%) and Black or African American Female (4.97%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,640 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 10,651 and the part-time enrollment is 2,989. This means that 78.1% of students enrolled at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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

    5,949

  2. Asian

    2,554

  3. Black or African American

    2,234

The enrolled student population at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is 43.6% White, 18.7% Asian, 16.4% Black or African American, 6.28% Hispanic or Latino, 3.5% Two or More Races, 0.205% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 512 students (3.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 119 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Maryland-Baltimore County. The majority of degree recipients at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are white (1,773 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (602 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is General Biological Sciences (332 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (322 degrees) and Information Science (186 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 (675 degrees awarded), Biology (453 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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, applications & systems software (477,184 people), Physicians & surgeons (397,663 people), Miscellaneous managers (281,258 people), Postsecondary teachers (185,265 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (151,573 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (675 degrees awarded), Biology (453 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (42 degrees), Math & Statistics (110 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (62 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 Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (675 degrees awarded), Biology (453 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (42 degrees), Math & Statistics (110 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (62 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 (574,037 people), Hospitals (509,033 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (372,469 people), Elementary & secondary schools (298,029 people), and Offices of physicians (161,220 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (675 degrees awarded), Biology (453 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (42 degrees), Math & Statistics (110 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (62 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. 332 degrees awarded

  2. 322 degrees awarded

  3. 186 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was General Biological Sciences with 332 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,890

  2. 1,771

In 2016, 1,890 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,771).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 288 degrees were awarded to men at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Information Science, which is 2.72 times more than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 249 degrees were awarded to women at University of Maryland-Baltimore County in General Psychology, which is 3.41 times more than the 73 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 34% 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, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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 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 (67.2%).

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, 1.57% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,773 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    602 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    553 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white (1,773 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (602 degrees).

3.85% of degree recipients (141 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    931 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    842 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    328 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Maryland-Baltimore County is white male (931 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (842 degrees).

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Operations

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at nearly $80.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.51M (1.87%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Maryland-Baltimore County had a total expenditure of $386M. Of that $386M, they spent $180M on salaries and $386M on benefits.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County employs 158 Professors, 154 Associate professors, and 112 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are Male Professors (115), Female Associate professors(81), and Male Associate professors (73).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County are: Management, with 329 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 312 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 182 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$80.7M

2015 Endowment

10.8%

growth from 2014

University of Maryland-Baltimore County has an endowment valued at about $80.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Maryland-Baltimore County grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $190M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $41.5M - Federal

  2. $27.1M - State

  3. $696k - Local

As of 2015, University of Maryland-Baltimore County received $41.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $27.1M from state grants and contracts, and $696k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$180M

Salary Expenditure

$386M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Maryland-Baltimore County had a total expenditure of $386M. Of that $386M, they spent $180M on salaries and $386M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Maryland-Baltimore County as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$180M

2015 Salaries

7%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a median of $180M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($386M) and a 7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.27% growth from 2013 and a 2.52% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$49.6M

Instructional Salaries

529

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Maryland-Baltimore County paid a total of $49.6M to 529 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

158 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

329 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Professor with 158 employees; Associate professor with 154 employees; and Associate professor with 112 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County were Management with 329 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 312 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 182 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was Male Professor with 115 employees, Female Associate professor with 81 employees, and Male Associate professor with 73 employees.

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

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