Fall 2015 Enrollment Report

Table 1a

Headcount History by School, 2011-2015

Total Fall 2015 headcount enrollment is 6,329, an increase of 0.8% from Fall 2014. The Graduate School, Pharmacy, and Medicine showed an increase in enrollment while Dentistry, Law, Nursing, and Social Work have a decline in enrollment.  Over five years, the School of Law's enrollment has decreased by 27%, while the enrollment in the School of Pharmacy has increased by 17.4%.  During that same time span, the overall headcount enrollment at UMB has decreased by 1.0%.

Table 1b

FTES History by School, 2011-2015

Total Fall 2015 FTES enrollment is 6,151, a decrease of 1.1% from Fall 2014.  The Graduate School, Medicine, and Nursing increased in FTES enrollment from Fall 2014 to Fall 2015, while Law, Pharmacy and Social Work decreased in FTES enrollment.  FTES enrollment for Dentistry was unchanged.  Over a five-year period, the total FTES enrollment at UMB has decreased by 1.6%.

Table 2

Headcount Change by Degree

The decline in enrollment for Fall 2015 is largely attributable to decreases in the Nursing MS (-176), Law Day JD (-46), Law Evening JD (-17), Medicine MD (-10), and Dentistry Post Graduate Certificate (-10) programs.  The BSN in Nursing program showed the largest gain in enrollment between 2014 and 2015, with an increase of 76 students (11%).  Enrollment in the MS in Health Science Program increased by 36 (92%) and the Pharmacy MS programs increased enrollment by 34 (34%) from 2014 to 2015.  The new MS in Law program included 29 students enrolled during the first term of the program's existence.  Another new program, the certificate program in Applied Thanatology had an enrollment of 13.

Table 3

Projected vs. Actual Headcount by Degree

Fall 2015 enrollment total is 0.3% greater than projected. While many programs are close to the projections, some have significant deviations. The Pharmacy MS, Nursing BSN, Law Day JD, Law LLM, and Law Evening JD programs enrolled the most number of students over their projected enrollments. Nursing Practice DNP, Nursing MS, Dental Hygiene BS, Pharmacy PharmD, and Dentistry Post Graduate Certificate have the largest disparity among the programs that failed to reach their projected enrollment.

Table 4

FTES Change by Degree

Table 5

Headcount by Gender

Women comprise 71.3% of the total Fall 2015 enrollment, dominating all programs except for Law LLM and Dentistry PhD, where men account for 57.7% and 75% of enrollment, respectively. The Dentistry DDS, Dentistry MS, Law Day JD, Law Evening JD, Pharmacy PhD, Clinical Research Certificate, and Dentistry Post Graduate Certificate programs are split equally or almost equally.

Table 6

Headcount by Attendance Status

Full-time students account for 78% of headcount enrollment for Fall 2015. Programs that have more than 50 percent part-time students include the Health Science MS, Law MS, Pharmacy MS, Public Health MPH, Clinical Research Certificate, Research Ethics Certificate, Applied Thanatology Certificate, and Nursing MS, PhD, DNP and Certificate programs.

Table 7a

Headcount by Race/Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity categories are consistent with Federal Reporting standards.  Total Minority is the sum of the American Indian, Asian, Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, and Multi-Racial categories. Table 7b provides percent of headcount by race/ethnicity.

Table 7b

Percent Headcount by Race/Ethnicity

Table 8a

Headcount by Residency

Maryland residents account for 76% of the total enrollment for Fall 2015. The undergraduate programs have the highest percent with 93.3% in-state residents. The Research & Scholarship Doctorate programs have the lowest at 31%.

Table 8b

Headcount by Tuition Rate

The in-state tuition rate was paid by 81.1% of students in Fall 2015.  The undergraduate programs have the highest percent with 95.4% in-state tuition rates. The Certificate programs have the lowest at 47%.

Table 9

Headcount by Degree Status

Overall, 98.4% of students are seeking degrees or certificates. Most non-degree students are concentrated within the Master’s programs, mainly Nursing (62), Medicine (7), Public Health (11), and Pharmacy (5).  The BS program in Medical Research and Technology also has 6 non-degree students.

Table 10

Headcount by Class and Type

Table 11a

Graduate School Enrollment by Program

Table 11b

Graduate School Enrollment by Gender

Table 11c

Graduate School Enrollment by Race

Table 12

Professional Practice Students by Class and Gender

Table 13

Enrollment by Region and Maryland County 

Table 14

Enrollment by State

Table 15

International Student Enrollment by Degree