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Who Enrolls in MICUA Schools

MICUA colleges and universities enroll 64,000 students annually with similar demographics as students who attend Maryland’s public universities. Here are the facts:

  • Fourty-two percent of students attending MICUA institutions are Maryland residents;
  • About one in four undergraduate students are Pell Grant recipients;
  • Thirty-seven percent of undergraduates are students-of-color;
  • Sevenpercent of new undergraduates transferred to a MICUA institution from a Maryland community college; and
  • Nine percent of students are 40 years of age or older.

MICUA institutions provide 1,500 approved academic programs at more than 180 locations statewide—including main campuses, off-site campuses, and satellite locations—and maintain over 160 articulation agreements with Maryland’s community colleges.