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University of Maryland--University College is a public institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 28,119 and its setting is suburban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,168 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,288 (2011-12).
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UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland. For over 50 years, UMUC has fulfilled its principle mission: to serve adult part-time students through high-quality educational opportunities. UMUC offers a complete range of educational services both in the traditional classroom and through distance delivery formats. Classroom sites can be found throughout Maryland, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia, and at hundreds of military bases overseas. Students can also 'attend classes' at a distance via UMUC's online platform, WebTYCHO. Last year, UMUC offered more than 800 distinct courses on line.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Maryland--University College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at University of Maryland--University College is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 100.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Maryland--University College is 19:1, and the school has 45.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Maryland--University College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Psychology; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services.
University of Maryland--University College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 28,119, with a gender distribution of 46.7 percent male students and 53.3 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
University of Maryland--University College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. University of Maryland--University College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones and lighted pathways/sidewalks.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Maryland--University College, 60.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,053.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,168 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$12,288 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data