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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Location

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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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-preparatory 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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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 transferred

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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