Fall 2006 Enrollment Report

Table 1a

Headcount History by School, 2002-2006
Total Fall 2006 headcount enrollment is 5,636, an increase of 126 from Fall 2005.  Slight increases were seen throughout most schools, with the largest being in Nursing.  Pharmacy was the only school to decrease in size in 2006.

Table 1b

FTES History by School, 2002-2006
Total Fall 2006 FTES enrollment is 5,317, a continued increase of 83 from Fall 2005.  Dental and Pharmacy fell slightly, but this was offset by increases in Medicine, Nursing, and Social Work.  Law remained roughly flat.

Table 2 

Headcount Change by Program
Enrollment growth is concentrated in the Graduate School and Other Graduate programs.  Undergraduate enrollment fell 7% abd First Professional remained constant.  Graduate school Nursing had a substantial increase of 20%, adding 129 students in Fall 2006.  The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is new for Fall 2006.  The PharmD - Non-Traditional program has been discontinued.

Table 3

Projected vs. Actual Headcount by Program 
Fall 2006 enrollment is slightly smaller than projected, with a -1% deviation.  While many programs were close to the projections, some had significant deviations.  Nursing (BSN), Medical and Research Technology (BS), and Physical Therapy programs all had enrollments significantly below their projections.  Enrollments in graduate Nursing (MS & PHD) were much higher than projections.

Table 4

FTES Change by Program
Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) change by program generally parallels change in headcount enrollment, with a few exceptions. The most notable occurs in the Dental (DDS) program where headcount rose slightly, but FTES fell.

Table 5

Headcount by Gender
omen predominate all UMB programs.  Men and women are of equal number in the Law – Evening (JD) and Public Health (MPH) but men do not dominate any program.  Overall, women continue to comprise 73% of enrollment.

Table 6

Headcount by Attendance Status
Full-time students account for 81% of headcount enrollment, only a slight increase from the 80% for Fall 2005.  Most part-time students are concentrated in undergraduate (BSN) and graduate (MS & PhD) Nursing programs, the graduate Medicine (MS & PhD) programs and the Master of Social Work (MSW) program.  The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a part-time program.

Table 7

Headcount by Race
Enrollment of African American students remains at 18% of total enrollment for Fall 2006.  Minority headcount enrollment for the campus is 33% of the total, slightly less than Fall 2005.  For Fall 2006, 2.4% of students did not report a race.

Table 8

Headcount by Residency
The percentage of students who are Maryland residents declined from 73% to 72% for Fall 2006 with normal fluctuation among the programs.  The largest change was within the Genetic Counseling (MGC) program that fell from a 50% residency rate in Fall 2005 to 17% for Fall 2006.

Table 9

Headcount by Degree Status
Overall, 97% of students are seeking degrees.  Most non-degree students are concentrated in Medical and Research Technology (BS) programs, graduate Nursing (MS & PhD), and Medicine (MS & PhD) programs.

Table 10

Undergraduate Students by Class and Type
Approximately 72% of undergraduates are enrolled in the second year of their program during Fall 2006.

Table 11

Graduate Students by Class and Type
Of the “year assigned” graduate programs, most are fairly regularly and evenly split throughout the cycle.

Table 11a

Graduate School Enrollment by Program
The Graduate School enrolls students in 13 Master’s and 26 Doctoral programs.  Enrollment in degree programs has continued to rise, and has increased 11% from Fall 2005 to Fall 2006.

Table 11b

Graduate School Enrollment by Gender

Table 11c

Graduate School Enrollment by Race

Table 12

First Professional Students by Class and Type
The entering class for the Law – Evening (JD) Program is  significantly larger than the remaining years, reversing a several year trend of declining enrollment.

Table 13

Enrollment by Region and Maryland County
Nearly 73% of students resided in Maryland at the time of application.  Most resided in the Baltimore Region, followed by the Washington Region.  Every Maryland County is represented.  For a pictorial view, see Enrollment by Maryland County Map.

Table 14

Enrollment by State
The University enrolled students from every state but Oklahoma and Wyoming.  Outside of Maryland, the top six states represented are Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, California, Florida and New Jersey.

Table 15

International Student Enrollment by Program
International students comprise 5% of overall enrollment, and more than half of those students are enrolled in the Graduate School.

Table 16

International Student Enrollment by Country
The top four countries represented are the People’s Republic of China, India, South Korea and Canada.