University of Maryland Global Campus Graduate Programs
University of Maryland Global Campus is a public institution located in Adelphi, Maryland. The suburban atmosphere of Adelphi makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
University of Maryland Global Campus Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMGC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMGC has earned from around the web.
|#22||Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools||College Factual|
|#22||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools||College Factual|
|#23||Best Liberal Arts General Studies Schools||College Factual|
|#25||Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools||College Factual|
|#118||Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools||College Factual|
|#169||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is University of Maryland Global Campus?
Contact details for UMGC are given below.
|Address:||3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010|
University of Maryland Global Campus Graduate Student Diversity
Of the 11,446 graduate students at UMGC, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maryland Global Campus graduate students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||4,267|
|Hispanic or Latino||908|
Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at University of Maryland Global Campus. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at University of Maryland Global Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMGC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of UMGC
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time graduate tuition at University of Maryland Global Campus was $8,514 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $12,132. The following table shows how UMGC is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||#1||#1|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#7||#13|
|Instructional Media Design||#10||#28|
|Human Resource Management||#12||#39|
|Computer Information Systems||#12||#18|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#12||#24|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#12||#21|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#13||#19|
|Management Information Systems||#16||#22|
Online Growth Rankings of UMGC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Maryland Global Campus was 2.6%. This is the #420 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UMGC regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMGC ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMGC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||#45|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#54|
|Management Information Systems||#57|
|Computer Information Systems||#106|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#145|
|Instructional Media Design||#148|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#175|
|Human Resource Management||#177|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#194|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#252|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Maryland Global Campus Graduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||80||2,081||0||2,161|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||104||83||0||187|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||8||149||0||157|
|Human Resource Management||49||0||0||49|
|Instructional Media Design||9||38||0||47|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||28||0||28|
|Management Information Systems||12||0||0||12|
|Computer Information Systems||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By M Chambers under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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