University of Maryland – College Park: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

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 Services 1 983 859 17 1,860
Engineering 1,023 541 124 1,688
Social Sciences 1,227 113 58 1,398
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 468 226 25 719
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 642 24 48 714
Health Professions and Related Programs 361 106 44 511
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 458 20 11 489
Education 165 266 44 475
Psychology 284 30 21 335
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 288 4 3 295
Visual and Performing Arts 188 52 24 264
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 12 196 20 23 251
Physical Sciences 141 33 68 242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 3 16 206 9 234
English Language and Literature & Letters 155 34 11 200
Mathematics and Statistics 128 29 19 176
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 136 17 10 163
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 136 4 140
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 120 5 125
History 98 11 5 114
Architecture and Related Services 74 26 5 105
Natural Resources and Conservation 73 24 4 101
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 36 41 5 13 95
Library Science 68 2 70
Philosophy and Religious Studies 27 3 3 33
Legal Professions and Studies
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
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 population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3014051000

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