Aerospace at Maryland

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Quality Education

Aerospace engineering at Maryland is a top-tier nationally ranked program with numerous areas of study for undergraduate and graduate students with curricula that blends interdisciplinary and specialized courses to prepare students to be successful in industry, government, or academia. Graduates of our department are always in high demand and most students earn career experience through our robust internship program before completing their degrees.

Cutting-Edge Research

Active research programs in each area of study are supported by leading research centers and labs, including the Space Systems Lab, which houses the largest neutral buoyancy facility housed on a college campus, as well as the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, home to some of the leading rotorcraft researchers in the country.

Facts & Figures

  • Founded in 1949
  • 31 tenure-track faculty
  • Three National Academies members
  • Enrollment: 598 in Fall 2021
  • Degrees awarded: 156 in 2021
  • Percentage of female students: 16.9 percent in Fall 2021
  • Percentage of underrepresented minorities: 13.9 percent in Fall 2021
  • Two technical tracks (aeronautics and astronautics)
  • Enrollment: 150  in 2017-18
  • Percentage of female students: ?? percent in Fall 2017
  • Five technical divisions
  • Degrees awarded: ?? in 2017-18
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