The College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) at the University of Maryland is home to over 900 graduate students and boasts some of the top-ranked graduate programs in the United States. ARHU also offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with graduate students and faculty from diverse fields. ARHU offers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees, MFA degrees, Masters of Professional Studies, and graduate Certificates ranging from Philosophy to Women's Studies to Creative Writing. A full list of our programs can be seen in the Academics and Admissions section.
Our Master's and PhD students pursue a variety of careers with arts institutions, government agencies, non-profits, institutions of higher ed, and private organizations. We offer professional development programming throughout the year geared to Arts and Humanities graduate students to boost job seeking skills for both academic and non-academic career tracks.
ARHU Graduate Students by the Numbers
14 academic departments
12 academic buildings
19% students of color
15% international students
58% female; 42% male
We invite you to explore our site and imagine the possibilities. For more information regarding your program of interest, contact a Graduate Program Director.