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At a Glance

Enrollment

Graduate students comprise a significant portion of our student body.  In the Fall of 2015, the Graduate School enrolled 2,596 students, of which 27% were PhD students, 22% were international students, 49% were women, and 26% were domestic students from minority populations.

Total Enrollment by College

 

 

PhD Enrollments by College

 

Masters Enrollment by College

 

 

The UMBC community is proud of our culture of inclusion, ingenuity, and innovation.  UMBC is committed to diversity and takes great pride in being recognized as one of the nation’s most diverse universities.

Enrollments by US Ethnicity

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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistants (GAs) are graduate students pursuing an education while at the same time getting great experience as research or teaching assistants, or working in an administrative capacity on campus.  GAs at UMBC are able to fund a significant part of their education through their assistantship.

Assistantships by College
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Research

UMBC’s research environment is rich with opportunity to collaborate, innovate, and examine ways of addressing the world’s environmental, technological, political, economic and social challenges.  Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral University with Higher Research Activity, UMBC  annual research portfolio is over $75 million, a remarkable achievement in just 50 years of existence.  We are rapidly growing more successful partnerships with federal and state agencies, foundations and the private sector, to create a space where our students, faculty, and alumni can make a difference through their work.

Awards Granted FY16-17

Research Headlines

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Professional Development

Success in graduate school is not a solo performance.  At the Graduate School, we emphasize collaborations and partnerships that connect our graduate students with local, national, and international leaders in various fields.   We offer support programs that address degree completion, finances, career pathways, research, and work/life balance to name a few.

Professional Development
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Graduates

 

Awarded PhDs

 

Awarded Masters

 

Awarded Masters

 

Awarded Masters

 

Awarded Masters

 

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