University of Maryland - College Park

UMCP Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is University of Maryland - College Park? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at UMCP. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

UMCP Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Maryland - College Park?

UMCP total enrollment is approximately 40,743 students.

28,390 are undergraduates and 7,877 are graduate students.

UMCP Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UMCP undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

UMCP Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 13,882
Asian 5,166
Black or African American 3,188
Hispanic 2,598
International 1,416
Multi-Ethnic 1,278
Unknown 817
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 17

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

UMCP Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 49% of full-time grad students are women, and 51% men.

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UMCP Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 3,289
White 2,661
Black or African American 518
Asian 497
Unknown 455
Hispanic 285
Multi-Ethnic 160
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UMCP achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #132 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  132 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  96.27 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does UMCP Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UMCP is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UMCP is ranked 495 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  495 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  86.96 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

UMCP Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 18,548
Asian 6,230
International 5,029
Black or African American 4,325
Hispanic 3,283
Unknown 1,664
Multi-Ethnic 1,596
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 27

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Maryland - College Park Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 5,317
Black or African American 1,587
Asian 990
Multi-Ethnic 122
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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UMCP ranks 495 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  495 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  86.96 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 19,681 female students and 21,062 male students at UMCP.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UMCP is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.63 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 4,995 female teachers and 5,237 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

29.6% Out of State
2.45% Out of the Country

UMCP ranks 522 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

29.6% of UMCP students come from out of state, and 2.45% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  76 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 39 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Maryland 3,883
New Jersey 541
New York 324
Pennsylvania 183
Massachusetts 113

International Students at UMCP

Students from 124 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
56.51% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  74.03 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UMCP, 56.51% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 12,813
18-19 10,085
22-24 7,945
25-29 5,257
30-34 2,203
35 and over 2,024
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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