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University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park is a University institution located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Clarence Mitchell Building
7999 Regents Drive
College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Ms. Shannon Gundy
Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: ApplyMaryland@umd.edu
Phone: 301-314-8385
Fax: 301-314-9693

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,461
Applied
15,760
Accepted
30,762
Enrolled
47%
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Female Admissions

17,154
Females Applied
8,221
Females Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,307
Males Applied
7,539
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
4.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended 2 recommendations
Other requirements: Resume of activities, audition for music applicants, drawing requirement for architecture applicants

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 20th April 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen January 20th January 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st January 31st
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 640 720
SAT Math 650 760
ACT Composite 28 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,651
In-state
33,272
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,944
Full-time student fees
12,429
Room & board
7,425
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,311
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,528
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,393
Avg. Loan Aid
5,939
Avg. Grant Aid
10,147
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

30,762
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.61%
Black or African American 11.64%
White or Caucasian 49.65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 17.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.42%
Other 2.29%

Gender

Male (52.98%)
Female (47.02%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
First Look Fair, All-Niter and Art Attack

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association, Black Student Union, Asian-American Student Union/Jewish Student Union and Commuter Students Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

2,615
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,843
Part-time - 772
Male - 1,583
Female - 1,032
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