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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.

4,123 Master's Degrees
56 Doctor's Degrees

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Value Business & Commerce Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Educational Assessment Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Information Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Biotechnology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UMGC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#13 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools College Factual
#14 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools College Factual
#14 Best Associate Degree Schools Course Advisor
#17 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools College Factual
#17 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Schools College Factual
#100 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools College Factual

Where Is University of Maryland Global Campus?

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Contact details for UMGC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010
Phone: 301-985-7000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UMUC
Twitter: http://twitter.com/umuc

University of Maryland Global Campus Graduate Student Diversity

55% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,446 graduate students at UMGC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Maryland Global Campus graduate students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 795
Black or African American 4,267
Hispanic or Latino 908
White 3,601
International Students 302
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,573

Geographic Diversity

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

49,026 Took All Classes Online
53,917 Took At Least One Class Online
2.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 32 bachelor’s degree and 18 master’s degree programs available online at UMGC. In 2019-2020, 53,917 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMGC has changed over the last few years.

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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
Information Science #1 #1
Biotechnology #1 #1
International Business #1 #7
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #1 #1
Educational Assessment #4 #4
Public Health #7 #13
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #7 #13
Information Technology #7 #16
Instructional Media Design #10 #28
Computer Information Systems #12 #18
Health & Medical Administrative Services #12 #24
Human Resource Management #12 #39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #12 #21
Accounting #13 #39
Teacher Education Grade Specific #13 #19
Management Information Systems #16 #22
Health Professions #21 #43
Educational Administration #24 #39

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 following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMGC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 77%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 28%
Biotechnology 17%
Business Administration & Management 29%
Business, Management & Marketing 42%
Computer & Information Sciences 60%
Computer Information Systems 100%
Education 18%
Educational Administration 6%
Educational Assessment 47%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 44%
Health Professions 62%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 77%
Human Resource Management 90%
Information Science 76%
Information Technology 20%
International Business 60%
Management Information Systems 22%
Public Health 31%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3%

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
Biotechnology #7
Educational Assessment #19
International Business #19
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #45
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #54
Management Information Systems #57
Information Science #88
Public Health #104
Computer Information Systems #106
Information Technology #145
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #145
Instructional Media Design #148
Teacher Education Grade Specific #175
Human Resource Management #177
Accounting #178
Health & Medical Administrative Services #194
Computer & Information Sciences #252
Educational Administration #264
Education #476
Health Professions #497

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.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 55 2,022 0 2,077
Information Technology 132 821 0 953
Information Science 23 513 0 536
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 196 0 200
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 100 92 0 192
Biotechnology 6 137 0 143
Accounting 0 116 0 116
Educational Assessment 16 48 0 64
Public Health 1 63 0 64
General Business/Commerce 0 0 56 56
Human Resource Management 56 0 0 56
Instructional Media Design 11 42 0 53
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 37 0 37
Educational Administration 2 30 0 32
Management Information Systems 15 3 0 18
International Business 0 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 1 0 0 1
TOTAL 422 4,123 56 4,601

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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