Student Enrollment

Summer 2020  headcount enrollment is 2,344, an increase of 17% from summer 2019 enrollment of 2,009.  There are four students enrolled in the new dual degree Clinical Dental Hygiene Leader program through the Universities at Shady Grove and 139 students enrolled in the Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics master’s program, which commenced through Shady Grove in fall 2019. Among ongoing programs, increased enrollments occur in online Graduate School master’s programs in Health Science, Palliative Care, Pharmacometrics, and Regulatory Science, the Day Law JD program, and the doctoral Nursing Practice program. Enrollments decreased in the Master of Social Work program.

Spring 2020  headcount enrollment is 6,717, an increase of 0.6% from spring 2019 enrollment of 6,678. Increases in professional practice nursing and Graduate School pharmacy master's program emollments are partially offset by lower emollments in professional practice medicine and pharmacy, and public health and social work master's programs.

Winter 2020 headcount enrollment was 134, which was 9 percent less than the winter 2019 term enrollment of 147. Enrollment consisted of coursework for students in the undergraduate medical and research technology (8) and professional PharmD (126) programs.

Fall 2019 enrollment is 6,827, an increase of 0.7 percent from fall 2018 enrollment of 6,777. Increases in Graduate School master's and professional Nursing program enrollments are partially offset by lower enrollments in undergraduate Nursing, Master of Social Work, and professional Pharmacy programs. Fall 2019 marks the start of the transition of the master's level Nursing program from the Master of Science (MS) to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree.

The fall 2019 term includes the first enrollments for several new certificate and degree programs:

CertificatesDegree Programs
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Medical Cannabis Science & Therapeutics (MS) at Shady Grove
Global Health Systems and Innovation Health and Social Innovation (MS)
Intercultural Leadership Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Leadership and Administration in Hospice and Palliative Care Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS) at Shady Grove


The enrollment file also includes 41 intercampus (visiting) students, Level Code IC, not included in enrollment data reported for the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Summer 2019  headcount enrollment is 2,009, an increase of 2% from summer 2018 enrollment of 1,967.  Increased enrollments occur in Graduate School master’s programs affiliated with Pharmacy, doctoral Nursing Practice, and the Graduate School doctoral program in Social Work.  Enrollments decreased in undergraduate Nursing, Master of Public Health, and Graduate School master’s programs affiliated with Medicine.