Graduate Programs Overview

University of Maryland-College Park is a four-years, public school located in College Park, Maryland. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $16,995 for Maryland residents and $35,755 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds ninety-one graduate programs: 140 Master's, 97 Doctorate, 39 Post-Bachelor's, 15 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,731 students have been conferred Master's degree and 633 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Maryland-College Park
Typefour-years, public
AddressCollege Park, MD
Graduate School Students9,834 students
4,157 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$16,995
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 291 Graduate Programs
140 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 54 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Maryland-College Park with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Maryland residents, the tuition & fees are $16,995 and $35,755 for non-Maryland residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $853 for Maryland residents and $1,896 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$853$1,896
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$13,348 (On-Campus) / $14,590 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,522 (On-Campus) / $4,202 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$34,115$52,875
Off-Campus Total$37,037$55,797
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Maryland-College Park offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 291 major areas - 139 Master's (8 online programs), 95 Doctorate , 38 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 14 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 40,709 students enrolled in University of Maryland-College Park including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 9,834 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,944 male and 4,890 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7,460 full-time and 2,374 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,157 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 3,214 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students4,944
Women Students4,890
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students7,460
Part-time Students2,374
By race/ethnicity 3,810 White, 902 Black, and 828 Asian students are attending at University of Maryland-College Park. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races238
1,227 students are younger than 22 and 505 students are older than 65. The school has 5,908 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,194 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under1,227
40 & Over505
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Maryland-College Park, 4,157 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3,214 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment9,834
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,157
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3,214
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,463
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,157
Maryland Resident2,032
Other State In U.S.1,258
Outside of U.S.867

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