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General Engineering at University of Maryland - College Park

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General Engineering at University of Maryland - College Park

What traits are you looking for in a engineering school? To help you decide if University of Maryland - College Park is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's engineering program.

UMCP is located in College Park, Maryland and approximately 40,743 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

UMCP General Engineering Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering

Online Classes Are Available at UMCP

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

UMCP does offer online education options in engineering for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

UMCP General Engineering Rankings

In 2019, 319 students received their master’s degree in engineering from UMCP. This makes it the #1 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

Engineering Student Demographics at UMCP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at University of Maryland - College Park.

UMCP General Engineering Master’s Program

16% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 319 students graduated with a master's degree in engineering from UMCP. About 84% were men and 16% were women.

UMCP Gender Breakdown of General Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Maryland - College Park with a master's in engineering.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Engineering Majors at University of Maryland - College Park
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 24
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 69
International Students 182
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

UMCP also has a doctoral program available in engineering. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into

A degree in engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MD, the home state for University of Maryland - College Park.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5,010 $145,470
Engineers 4,530 $118,420
Engineering Professors 890 $117,160


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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