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UMUC Demographics & Diversity

Adelphi, Maryland

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UMUC are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Maryland University College students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 27%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Maryland University College with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UMUC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Maryland University College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for University of Maryland University College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 30,886
Women 27,640

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

UMUC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 62% of the student body residing outside of Maryland or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Maryland University College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 38%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,191 per year

32% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 78.8%
Part time Undergrads 76.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163204 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland University College.