University of Maryland-University College in Adelphi

Adelphi, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland-University College offers 332-degree programs and 326 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. 52.8% are women, and 47.2% are men. 1% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Maryland-University College is 10558$, that is at the level of national average. 6% of full-time University of Maryland-University College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $49,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Maryland-University College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$10,558
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Maryland-University College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$10,558
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Finance

Charges:

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  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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1%

Types of financial aids

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16892 of University of Maryland-University College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 48 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Maryland-University College number 2 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Maryland.

Students at University of Maryland-University College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$49,900

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Maryland-University College.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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6%
BELOW AVERAGE

University of Maryland-University College graduation rate is below the national average.

6% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Maryland-University College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Maryland-University College is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

22:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

1014
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of Maryland-University College the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Maryland-University College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Maryland.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Maryland-University College offers 332 programs in total: 95 are for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 90 - for Bachelor's degree, 87 - for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs, 51 - for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 98 universities in Maryland state, with one of the highest number of 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate. University of Maryland-University College is one of the few institutions in Maryland that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 326 distance learning programs that are provided in the University of Maryland-University College: 95 are for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 87 - for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs, 84 - for Bachelor's degree, 51 - for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Maryland state average data to help you compare.

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University of Maryland-University College provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 20256 students with 607681 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 7180 with 172016 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 25 students.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for University of Maryland-University College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Staff not helpful, all my years attending i continue to have issues With the financial Aid office.. They dropped my classes and even though it was an error on their part, they would not allow me to re enroll in the classes. I transferred to Arizona State University... Best decision I’ve ever made.. Stay clear of UMUC. It’s all about the money for them ...

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

The school is a money hungry scam. Provided over 75 credit hours from two other colleges. When UMUC reviewed my credit hours they only gave me 20 hrs. They want as much money as possible from students. Definitely not about education but rather all about ripping off students and not giving credit where due. They are in it to make a killing at the students expense.Secondly, the student services is absurdly terrible. Takes forever to get responses to inquiries and don’t expect to work with the same student advisor. The office plays hot potatoes with students. Definitely recommend students try American Military University. Way better customer service and you’ll get a Significantly more fair evaluation for prior education. Don’t give this place your money!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I was able to take classes on site and online at Incirlik AB and Anderson AFB. The faculty and staff have always been helpful and responded in a timely manner. My professors challenged me, and my math professor offered weekend tutoring sessions for everyone on Saturdays. The majority of my professors really did care about their students and usually made themselves available if you needed help. I was able to graduate with a B.A. in Graphic Communication while working full time. You get what you put into it! Thank you, UMUC!

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Overall Rating:

With all due respect, I am very upset with this school. I rarely hear from anyone at this school. I am not able to plan for the next semester currently. If I do not hear anything soon from the school regarding my transcript from a previous college, which I have now spent more money and sent again both electronically and by mail, I will be taking my education somewhere else where they are going to communicate and make me feel as if they have the departments organized. I should not have to send my transcripts multiple times, especially when I have them sent electronically which they claim to be their preferred delivery. I am not the only person I know that had issues with the communication and transcript department.

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Overall Rating:

Very impressive faculty and staff. Both thumbs up if i had more thumbs id put them up too. Great place.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 3501 University Blvd East

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3019857000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: umuc.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page

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