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Study at University of Maryland University College

University of Maryland - University College is a public coeducational university located in Adelphi, Maryland, United States. The institute was founded in 1947. It currently provides educational services to over 90, 000 students worldwide. It offers degree programs in various fields including computer and information science, human resource management, investigative forensics, business administration, computer information technology, communication studies, technology management, health care administration, biotechnology, and accounting. The school also offers online certification courses for overseas students from Europe and Asia.

University of Maryland - University College's sports teams are fondly called the Terrapins. The official mascot is Testudo, the Maryland diamondback terrapin. The university offers various sports programs in football, baseball, basketball, and track and field.

Profile of University of Maryland University College

The main campus of UMUC is in Adelphi, MD (a large suburb). The school is a public school. UMUC offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to business and management and computer science and engineering.

UMUC Selectivity

UMUC admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, UMUC had 32, 540 enrolled students. The school has a larger minority student population than most schools. A large number of students at UMUC are 40 years old or older.

UMUC Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management2, 951business management, accounting, MIS, operations management, human resources, international business, accounting and finance, management science, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering1, 108information science, computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking, computer security, computer applications programming, computer support, database administration, . . .
Liberal Arts803interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and humanities, social services, English, history, library science courses, Spanish language, women's studies, . . .
Therapy and Counselling205psychology
Medical administration160health care facilities management, environmental health, health care administration
Law156legal studies, legal assistant
Education and Teaching131instructional media design, educational admin and supervision, secondary teaching
Security and Law Enforcement108criminal justice and safety, fire services administration, forensic science, fire protection tech, security and protective services
Media89communication studies, desktop publishing and imaging
Science59biotechnology, biological and biomedical sciences
Conservation and Resource Management37conservation, natural resources policy
office and Administration8data entry
Engineering4systems engineering
Family and Social Work0social service professions

Contact: UMUC

University of Maryland University College

3501 University Blvd East

Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

General Phone: (301) 985-7000


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