University of Maryland-University College

Adelphi, MD 20783
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University of Maryland-University College is one of the fourteen public 4-year colleges in Maryland. The campus is located in a suburb, in Adelphi.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 59,379 students attend the school. Every year 9% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Maryland-University College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,936, and fees were $360. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,976 and $360 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students59,379
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate38%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 9 88

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1946 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
02/02/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$289/credit
In State Students$289/credit
Out of State Students$499/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$458/credit
In State Students$458/credit
Out of State Students$659/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,005 $13,005 $22,455
ADN 70 $20,230 $20,230 $34,930
BSN 125 $36,125 $36,125 $62,375
FNP 50 $22,900 $22,900 $32,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 56% of University of Maryland-University College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $3,291
Other Federal Grant 2% $800
State Grant & Scholarships 8% $2,286
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $1,183
Federal Student Loans 33% $6,312
Private Loans 1% $8,700


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,861
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
University of Maryland-University College
3501 University Blvd East
Adelphi, MD 20783

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