University of Maryland-College Park Graduate School

University of Maryland-College Park (referred to as UMD) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Park, MD.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UMD is $17,448 for Maryland residents and $36,598 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,439 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,792 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Maryland-College Park (referred to as UMD) is a Public, 4 years school located in College Park, MD.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UMD Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Maryland-College Park (UMD)
AddressCollege Park, MD 20742
Phone301-405-1000
Webhttps://www.umd.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.umd.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.financialaid.umd.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UMD is $17,448 for Maryland residents and $36,598 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,439 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,792 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 387 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 9 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$36,598
$17,448 for Maryland Residents
Student Population10,439
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs387 graduate programs
(9 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UMD is $17,448 for Maryland residents and $36,598 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $812 for Maryland residents and $1,769 for out-of-state students.
UMD offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Maryland Residents$17,448
Out-of-State$36,598
Tuition per Credit Hour
Maryland Residents$812
Out-of-State$1,769
UMD offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)9 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Maryland-College Park is $17,448 for Maryland residents and $36,598 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.36% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$12,906$1,620$27,864$1,620
2019-2020$13,158$1,635$29,250$1,635
2020-2021$13,158$1,635$29,250$1,635
2021-2022$15,360$1,635$34,120$1,635
2022-2023$16,238$1,210$35,388$1,210
The graduate school tuition & fees of UMD is very expensive compared to public graduate schools in Maryland. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Maryland graduate tuition is $19,924 (public) / $18,096 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Maryland-College Park$17,448$36,598
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Maryland Graduate Schools$14,825$18,640
Public$12,811$19,924
Private$18,096
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,834 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UMD.
On-campus living costs are increased by 8.09% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,318. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$12,809$2,492$14,314$4,172
2019-2020$13,315$2,522$14,434$4,202
2020-2021$13,256$2,522$14,434$4,202
2021-2022$13,348$2,522$14,590$4,202
2022-2023$14,576$2,578$15,060$4,258
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $812 for Maryland residents and $1,769 for other students at University of Maryland-College Park. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.69% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$717$1,548
2019-2020$731$1,625
2020-2021$731$1,625
2021-2022$768$1,706
2022-2023$812$1,769
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at UMD.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Maryland-College Park
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$23,136$3,762$53,003$4,366

Graduate Programs at UMD

University of Maryland-College Park offers 240 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,323 students have completed their study at University of Maryland-College Park.
Offered Degrees at University of Maryland-College Park
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree11852,460
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship790608
Doctor's degree - other2033
Post Bachelor's Degree304222
Post Master's Degree1100
Total24093,323
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Maryland-College Park by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other) program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 403 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Mechanical Engineering program with 40 completers.
University of Maryland-College Park offers 240 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,323 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,460 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 33 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 222 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 8 completers-
Agricultural Economics--
Animal Sciences6-
Poultry Science--
Food Science2-
Plant Sciences--
Agronomy and Crop Science--
Horticultural Science--
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences--
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 15 completers-
Environmental Science4-
Land Use Planning and Management/Development11-
Architecture [+] 24 completers-
Architecture-$57,000
Landscape Architecture--
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology24-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Women's Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 22 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Journalism20$35,100
Radio and Television--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 100 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences--
Information Technology38-
Computer Programming/Programmer--
Information Science/Studies--
Computer Science62-
Education [+] 218 completers-
Education--
Curriculum and Instruction149$52,100
Educational Leadership and Administration27$50,600
Educational Statistics and Research Methods6-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement--
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--
Special Education and Teaching18$52,900
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services18-
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Agricultural Teacher Education--
Health Teacher Education--
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 315 completers$91,500
Engineering179$91,500
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering11-
Agricultural Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering--
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering39-
Telecommunications Engineering14-
Materials Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering25-
Nuclear Engineering--
Systems Engineering10-
Engineering (other)16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
Linguistics1-
Comparative Literature--
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)--
Russian Language and Literature--
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management--
Family and Community Services1-
Apparel and Textiles--
English Language and Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Creative Writing9-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 105 completers$48,300
Library and Information Science105$48,300
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biochemistry2-
Biophysics--
Entomology1-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 48 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics6-
Financial Mathematics30-
Statistics8-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 239 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences7-
Human Computer Interaction42-
Sustainability Studies10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)180$62,200
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Astronomy1-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology3-
Chemistry4-
Chemical Physics3-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics11-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology9-
Educational Psychology--
Human Services [+] 129 completers-
Public Policy Analysis129$60,800
Social Sciences [+] 238 completers-
Anthropology9-
Criminology43-
Economics22-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics70-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography45-
International Relations and Affairs13-
Political Science and Government10-
Sociology6-
Urban Studies/Affairs20-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 56 completers-
Dance5-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology10-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism2-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music30$28,000
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 140 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist15-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling9-
Public Health105$54,500
Environmental Health2-
Health Services Administration9-
Business [+] (1 completers) 703 completers$97,800
Business/Commerce30$97,800
Business Administration and Management403$100,600
Accounting59$66,800
Finance47-
Business Statistics122-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)42-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total2,460
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 9 completers-
Agricultural Economics--
Animal Sciences1-
Food Science4-
Plant Sciences3-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences--
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology1-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Science4-
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Women's Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric12-
Journalism1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences--
Information Science/Studies5-
Computer Science39-
Education [+] 50 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration30-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement--
Special Education and Teaching4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services12-
Health Teacher Education--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Engineering [+] 147 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering14-
Agricultural Engineering--
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering9-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering24-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering36-
Materials Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering40-
Nuclear Engineering--
Engineering (other)8-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
Linguistics6-
Comparative Literature--
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)2-
German Language and Literature--
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Family and Community Services4-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Biochemistry13-
Biophysics5-
Entomology2-
Epidemiology3-
Neuroscience7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 27 completers-
Mathematics9-
Applied Mathematics13-
Statistics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 18 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences18-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 84 completers-
Astronomy6-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology10-
Chemistry26-
Chemical Physics1-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Physics35-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology5-
Educational Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
Public Policy Analysis10-
Social Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Anthropology2-
Criminology3-
Economics13-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics6-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography6-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 38 completers-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism9-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music25$31,800
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders2-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine9-
Maternal and Child Health2-
Health Services Administration4-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce9-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total608
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 26 completers-
Veterinary Medicine26-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist7-
Total33
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 2 completers-
Architecture2-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Women's Studies2-
Education [+] (1 completers) 51 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction35-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational Statistics and Research Methods15-
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 22 completers-
Engineering22-
Telecommunications Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Applied Mathematics--
Financial Mathematics--
Statistics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 60 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)60-
Human Services [+] 22 completers-
Public Policy Analysis22-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist8-
Public Health12-
Total222
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational Statistics and Research Methods--
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement--
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--
Special Education and Teaching--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Agricultural Teacher Education--
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at UMD

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 10,439 students enrolled into University of Maryland-College Park graduate schools where it has total 40,792 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 8,096 full-time and 2,343 part-time graduate students. By gender, 5,349 male and 5,090 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,4395,3495,090
Full-time8,0964,2193,877
Part-tme2,3431,1301,213
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,687 White (35.32%), 946 Black/African American (9.06%), 535 Hispanic (5.13%), 962 Asian (9.22%), and 4,309 students with other races. 3,660 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,4395,3495,090
American Indian/Native American817
Asian962439523
Black/African American946359587
Hispanic535234301
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander853
White3,6871,8001,887
Two More281120161
Un-Known352169183
Non-resident Alien3,6602,2221,438
University of Maryland-College Park offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,273 graduate students (12.19% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,130 graduate students (10.82% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total10,439
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,273
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,130
Not in Online Courses8,036
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Maryland-College Park. 3,010 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.83% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 349 students are aged above 50 (3.34%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Maryland-College Park.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,4395,3495,090
Age 18-19431
Age 20-211045846
Age 22-242,9061,4711,435
Age 25-294,1242,2061,918
Age 30-341,609822787
Age 35-39689329360
Age 40-49654301353
Age 50-64263111152
Over 64864838

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