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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

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agriculture, General Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
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Plant Sciences, General Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Microbiology, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Biological/biosystems Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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German Language And Literature Checkmark
Iranian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
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Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32,211
Applied
16,437
Accepted
30,875
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

16,563
Females Applied
8,528
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,648
Males Applied
7,909
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
4.36
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 July 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 630 720
SAT Math 640 760
ACT Composite 29 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,824
In-state
36,891
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,955
Full-time student fees
12,935
Room & board
7,755
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

12,923
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,361
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,426
Avg. Loan Aid
5,842
Avg. Grant Aid
10,919
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

30,875
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.97%
Black or African American 13.07%
White or Caucasian 52.07%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 10.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 5.21%
Other 3.82%

Gender

Male (51.97%)
Female (48.03%)

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 20%

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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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

2,514
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,849
Part-time - 665
Male - 1,483
Female - 1,031
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