University of Maryland - College Park: Ranking & Review

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United States
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Top 1%

University of Maryland - College Park Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate45%45%44%
Applicants33,92216,74817,174
Admissions15,0967,5997,497
Enrolled undergraduates4,1562,2361,920
Enrolled total (including graduate students)40,52121,46219,059

4,697 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

876 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,563
Percent of students submitting SAT scores62%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
675
Math
700

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,588
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
32
ACT Math
30

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Maryland - College Park Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,491$49,698
Off-campus$29,763$52,970
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,402 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Maryland - College Park provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 12,344 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$8,481$31,688
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,918$1,918
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$353$1,321
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,294$26,532
Fees for full-time graduates$1,590$1,590
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$683$1,474

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1983859171,860
Engineering1,0235411241,688
Social Sciences1,227113581,398
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services46822625719
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6422448714
Health Professions and Related Programs36110644511
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4582011489
Education16526644475
Psychology2843021335
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies28843295
Visual and Performing Arts1885224264
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences121962023251
Physical Sciences1413368242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3162069234
English Language and Literature & Letters1553411200
Mathematics and Statistics1282919176
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1361710163
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1364140
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1205125
History98115114
Architecture and Related Services74265105
Natural Resources and Conservation73244101
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies364151395
Library Science68270
Philosophy and Religious Studies273333
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total527,3082,83760010,797

A total of 7,360 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Maryland - College Park.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,437 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%83%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%
  • Part-time retention rate - 88%

General info

Founded1856
MottoFatti maschii, parole femine
Strong deeds, gentle words
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white, black, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff9,398
Instructional FTE2,098
Research FTE1,635
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteumd.edu
AddressBaltimore Boulevard
College Park, Maryland, 20742
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population32,000
Phone3014051000

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