Fall 2007 Enrollment Report

Table 1a

Headcount History by School, 2003-2007
Total Fall 2007 headcount enrollment is 5,884, an increase of 4% from Fall 2006.  Most schools experienced an increase in enrollment size, with the largest increase found in Nursing.  Medicine was the only school to decrease in enrollment size in 2007.

Table 1b

FTES History by School, 2003-2007
Total Fall 2007 FTES enrollment is 5,506, an increase of 4% from Fall 2006.  The FTES for Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Social Work increased from the prior year and Medicine decreased slightly.

Table 2 

Headcount Change by Program
Enrollment growth is concentrated in Graduate School and Other Graduate programs.  Undergraduate and First Professional programs also added to the total growth while the Certificate Program fell slightly in size.  The largest change from last year, an increase of 137%, is found in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program which began in 2006.  Enrollments in the Medicine (MD) and Pharmacy (MS and PhD) programs remain unchanged from the previous years.

Table 3

Projected vs. Actual Headcount by Program 
Fall 2007 enrollment total is 2% larger than projected.  While many programs were close to the projections, some had significant deviations.  The programs that did not reach their projected enrollment were below it by 15% or less.  However, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) exceeded projected enrollment by 50%.

Table 4

FTES Change by Program
Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) change by program generally parallels change in headcount enrollment.  The Grand Total FTES for all programs increased 4% from 2006 Fall enrollment

Table 5

Headcount by Gender
Women comprise 73% of the total enrollment, dominating all programs except for Dental (DDS) where men account for 51% of enrollment in that program.

Table 6

Headcount by Attendance Status
Full-time students account for 79% of headcount enrollment for Fall 2007.  Most part-time students are concentrated in undergraduate and graduate programs.  The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a part-time program.  Only 2% of students in First Professional programs are enrolled as part-time.

Table 7

Headcount by Race
African American students account for 18% of total enrollment for Fall 2007 while 59% of the students are Caucasian.  Minority headcount enrollment for the campus is 34% of the total.  Foreign students comprise only 4% of the total enrollment

Table 8

Headcount by Residency
Maryland residents account for 74% of the total enrollment for Fall 2007.  The undergraduate programs have the highest percent with 90% in-state residents.  The Genetic Counseling program has the lowest percent at 9%.

Table 9

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

Table 10

Undergraduate Students by Class and Type
The percentages among classes within each undergraduate program appear to be relatively equal with the exception of the Nursing (BSN) program.  Approximately 1/3 of Nursing (BSN) students entered the program as new but in Second Year standing.

Table 11

Graduate Students by Class and Type
Of the "year assigned" graduate programs, most are fairly regularly and evenly split throughout the cycle.  A small number of Master of Social Work students entered their program as new but in Second Year standing.

Table 11a

Graduate School Enrollment by Program
The graduate School enrolls students in 12 Master's and 26 Doctoral programs.  Enrollment in degree programs has continued to rise, and has increase by 101 students from Fall 2006 to Fall 2007.

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 classes for the Dental (DDS), Medicine (MD), and Law - Evening (JD) programs are significantly larger than in previous years.

Table 12aFirst Professional Students by Gender

Table 13

Enrollment by Region and Maryland County
Nearly 75% 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 except Kentucky, Oklahoma and Wyoming.  Outside of Maryland, the top six states represented are Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia, California, Florida and the District of Columbia.

Table 15

International Student Enrollment by Program
International students comprise 4% of overall enrollment, and more than half of those students are enrolled in the Graduate School.

Table 16

International Student Enrollment by Legal Nation
The top four countries represented by international students are the People's Republic of China, India, South Korea, and Canada.