University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD

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Tuition & Fees

$10,779

$36,891

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
630
75th
760
25th
640
75th
35
25th
30
75th
33
25th
27
75th
34
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,382
Declined 15,765
Total Received 32,147
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Public

32,954

undergraduate students

11,450

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Maryland--College Park, founded in 1856, is a public land-grant institution, and the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland. Its 1,315-acre campus is located in College Park, nine miles from downtown Washington, DC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 44,404
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational

1,315-acre campus in College Park (population: 32,303), nine miles from downtown Washington, DC, plus 2,438-acre agricultural extension; extensive programs at the University System campus at Shady Grove in Rockville. Served by train; major airport and bus serve Washington, DC; other airport serves Baltimore (25 miles). School operates transportation around College Park, Greenbelt, and Silver Spring, and other locations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

University of Maryland, College Park
None
College Park, MD
20742-5025

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
69%
Top 1/4
89%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
630
75th
760
25th
640
75th
35
25th
30
75th
33
25th
27
75th
34
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) January 20
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,382
Declined 15,765
Total Received 32,147

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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Financial Aid

51%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,156

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,824
Room $7,756
Board $5,500
Additional fees $1,955
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $25,285
Average Financial Aid - $10,156
Total with Avg. Aid $15,129
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P: 888 313-2404
F: 301 405-9265
umfinaid@umd.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, ballroom dancing, barbell, baseball, basketball, boxing, Brazilian jujitsu, climbing, crew, cricket, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, flag football, golf, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, racquetball, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling, Wushu

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, ballroom dancing, barbell, basketball, boxing, Brazilian jujitsu, climbing, crew, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, fishing, flag football, gymnastics, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, racquetball, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, Wushu

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, futsal, goalball, handball, Kan Jam, kickball, lacrosse, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied and Professional Ethics.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Astronomy.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business Statistics.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Engineering, Other.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conservation Biology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Family and Community Services.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Forestry, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Services Administration.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Housing and Human Environments, General.
Housing and Human Environments, Other.
Human Computer Interaction.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Interior Architecture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Land Use Planning and Management/Development.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library Science, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other.
Linguistics.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Materials Engineering.
Maternal and Child Health.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Microbiology, General.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Poultry Science.
Pre-Dentistry Studies.
Pre-Law Studies.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Radio and Television.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Science, Technology and Society.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Statistics, General.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Technical Teacher Education.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Telecommunications Engineering.
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism.
Toxicology.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Computer Science
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

44,404

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

32,954
students

Female
48%
15,789

Male
52%
17,165

26%

11,450
students

Female
49%
5,596

Male
51%
5,854

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

30,055
students

Female
48%
14,494

Male
52%
15,561

9%

2,899
students

Female
45%
1,295

Male
55%
1,604

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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