Computer & Information Sciences at University of Maryland - College Park

Computer & Information Sciences at University of Maryland - College Park

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. In addition, we cover how UMCP ranks in comparison to other schools with computer and information sciences programs.

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Computer & Information Sciences Degrees Available at UMCP

UMCP Computer & Information Sciences Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for computer and information sciences majors, UMCP came in at #42. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #2 in Maryland.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 3
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 10
Best Computer & Information Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 33
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 38
Best Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 42
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 42
Best Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 52
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 58
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 68
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 216
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 228
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences 349

Popularity of Computer & Information Sciences at UMCP

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Maryland - College Park handed out 1305 bachelor's degrees in computer and information sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #10 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 20% over the previous year when 1,086 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 195 students received their master’s degree in computer and information sciences from UMCP. This makes it the #61 most popular school for computer and information sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 37 students received their doctoral degrees in computer and information sciences in 2020, making the school the #12 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Computer & Information Sciences Student Diversity at UMCP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer and information sciences majors at University of Maryland - College Park.

UMCP Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Program

The computer and information sciences program at UMCP awarded 1,305 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 74% of these degrees went to men with the other 26% going to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Maryland - College Park with a bachelor's in computer and information sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 432
Black or African American 146
Hispanic or Latino 90
White 454
Non-Resident Aliens 106
Other Races 77

UMCP Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 204 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences from UMCP. About 62% were men and 38% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Maryland - College Park with a master's in computer and information sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 153
Other Races 5

Computer & Information Sciences Majors

Computer and Information Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 839
Information Science 591
Computer Information Systems 116

Majors Similar to Computer & Information Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,784
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 690
Mathematics & Statistics 339
Physical Sciences 281
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 226

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