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DeVry University-Maryland

DeVry University-Maryland is college with 63 students located in Bethesda, MD.

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DeVry University-Maryland says

Let's be honest: It isn't always easy to succeed in your education or in reaching your career goals. It takes a lot of work, energy, and dedication. But we believe you can do it. Because for 80 years we've been helping students within this University do just that, by providing an accredited university education that truly works. An education that prepares you for the real challenges you'll face in the workplace by bringing the real world into the classroom. And by walking with you, mentoring and guiding you, every step of the way.

The help you need to move forward to the kind of career you want. How can you find yourself in a career you love, in a career field that's strong and growing? That's a very important question and that's why we work closely with today's business leaders to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of top businesses. So our five colleges are focused on today's more relevant areas of study, offering associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs and specializations covering 34 different career fields. And our Keller Graduate School of Management offers graduate programs in 16 distinct areas of concentration. With more than 90 locations and online, this is an education designed to help you take the next step towards your career goals. You probably have many questions. Questions like: will I have enough time? How can I work school into my already hectic schedule? How will I pay for my education? How can I juggle work, family and a personal life and still do well in my classes? We can help, with support and guidance all along the way. From the moment you speak to a DeVry University Representative you'll find someone there to help you--financial aid advisors, academic advisors, professors, career services, whenever you need them. Because we believe nothing should stand in the way of you finding success in your education, your career. And your life. All our professors have degrees in their field, if not advanced degrees like MBAs and PhDs as well as real, practical experience. And all of them are dedicated to helping our students succeed. When you earn your degree from DeVry University, you're backed by a school with 80 years of experience in providing technology- and business-based higher education, and you can enter a competitive job market by earning a degree from an accredited university. DeVry University's hands-on degree programs and flexible distance learning options provide the skills and convenience you want. Our reputation and accredited university status provide the recognition and credentials you need. It's all at DeVry University.

In the United States, current or prospective students may review information regarding accreditation, approvals, and licensing by contacting the chief location administrator.

Institutional Accreditation - Accredited University DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA), www.ncahlc.org. The University's Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation.

The HLC is one of six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level; is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation; and accredits approximately one-third of U.S. regionally accredited public and private institutions. Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 63
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 47% Full Time / 53% Part Time
Geography 7% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 100% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 6%
Multi-racial 1%
International 8%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Ethnicity Unknown 38%
Black or African American 32%
Asian 3%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework
  • Study Abroad

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other (59%), Business Administration and Management (40%), Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Any instructional program in business and administration not listed above.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply programming and systems analysis principles to the selection, implementation, and troubleshooting of customized computer and software installations across the life cycle. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software; compilation, composition, execution, and operating systems; low- and high-level languages and language programming; programming and debugging techniques; installation and maintenance testing and documentation; process and data flow analysis; user needs analysis and documentation; cost-benefit analysis; and specification design.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Network Support Specialists
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

Center Dean Mary Kay Porter
Center Dean Laura Bristow
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Student : Faculty Ratio 32 : 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 82.4% accepted of 17 applications

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $31,037 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $30,771
$30K-$48K $31,302

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $15,930, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,076 Same as On-Campus
Fees $80 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $12,168
Books $1,320 $1,320
Total (before financial aid) $17,476 $29,644

Students Receiving Aid

100% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 100% $7,301
Federal Scholarships/Grants 100% $3,203
Pell Grants 100% $3,203
Student Loans 100% $7,301

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

20% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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