Fall 2017 Enrollment Report

Table 1a

Headcount History by School, 2013-2017

Total Fall 2017 headcount enrollment is 6,703, an increase of 3.4% from Fall 2016. All schools, excepting Dentistry and Medicine showed an increase in enrollment compared to Fall 2016.  Over five years, the School of Law's enrollment has decreased by 6.8%, while the enrollment in the School of Pharmacy has increased by 16.3%.  During that same time span, the overall headcount enrollment at UMB has increased by 6.7%.

Table 1b

FTES History by School, 2013-2017

Total Fall 2017 FTES enrollment is 6,542, an increase of 1.7% compared with Fall 2016.  All schools, excepting Dentistry and Medicine, increased in FTES enrollment from Fall 2016 to Fall 2017.  Over a five-year period, the total FTES enrollment at UMB has increased by 4.9%.

Table 2

Headcount Change by Degree

The increase in enrollment for Fall 2017 is largely attributable to increases in the Nursing Practice DNP (107), Pharmacy MS (58), Nursing BSN (27), and Law MS (19) programs.  The PhD in Medicine programs showed the largest loss in enrollment between 2016 and 2017, with a decrease of 22 students (7.9%), while the Graduate School MS programs saw a decrease in enrollment of 14 (11.8%) and the PharmD program decreased in enrollment by 11 (1.7%).  

Table 3

Projected vs. Actual Headcount by Degree

Fall 2017 enrollment total is 1.2% greater than projected. While many programs are close to the projections, some have significant deviations.

Table 4

FTES Change by Degree

Table 5

Headcount by Gender

Women comprise 67.8% of the total Fall 2017 enrollment, with higher enrollments in all programs except for Law (LLM) where men account for 53.8% of enrollment, Dentistry PhD (52.9%), and the Medicine Certificate Programs (83.3%).

Table 6

Headcount by Attendance Status

Full-time students account for 78.1% of headcount enrollment for Fall 2017. Programs that have more than 50 percent part-time students include the Graduate School MS programs, Law MS, Pharmacy MS, Clinical Research Certificate, Graduate School Certificate Programs, and Nursing MS, PhD, and Certificate programs.

Table 7

Headcount and Percentage 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 8a

Headcount by Residency

Maryland residents account for 77.2% of the total enrollment for Fall 2017. The undergraduate programs have the highest percent with 94.7% in-state residents. The Research & Scholarship Doctorate programs have the lowest at 27.2%.

‌‌Table 8b

Headcount by Tuition Rate

The in-state tuition rate was paid by 81.2% of students in Fall 2017.  The undergraduate programs have the highest percent with 96.8% in-state tuition rates. The Certificate programs have the lowest at 68.6%.

Table 9

Headcount by Degree Status

Overall, 98.5% of students are seeking degrees or certificates. Most non-degree students are concentrated within the Master’s level programs, mainly Nursing (57), Pharmacy (15), Medicine (7), and Public Health (5).

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