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University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MD
University Website: www.umd.edu
Apply Online: www.uga.umd.edu/admissions/apply/default.asp
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Coordinates: 38°59′15.0″N 76°56′24.0″W / 38.987500°N 76.940000°W / 38.987500; -76.940000

The University of Maryland, College Park (often referred to as The University of Maryland, UM, UMD, UMCP, or Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland. It is considered a Public Ivy institution. With a fall 2010 enrollment of more than 37,000 students, over 100 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate programs, Maryland is the largest university in the state and the largest in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It is a member of the Association of American Universities and a founding member of the Atlantic Coast Conference athletic league.

The University of Maryland's proximity to the nation's capital has resulted in strong research partnerships with the Federal government. Many members of the faculty receive research funding and institutional support from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security.

The operating budget of the University of Maryland, College Park, in fiscal year 2009 was projected to be approximately US$1.531 billion. For the same fiscal year, the University of Maryland received a total of $518 million in research funding, surpassing its 2008 mark by $117 million. As of May 11, 2012, the university's "Great Expectations" campaign had exceeded $950 million in private donations.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,337.00 avg tuition


College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.uga.umd.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.financialaid.umd.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Maryland-College Park

Statistics:
Applied 26,372
Admitted 11,815 45%
Enrolled total 3,994
Full Time: 3,990
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 610 710
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 63%
6-year graduation rate 82%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2013-01-20
Early Admission Deadline 2012-11-01
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline 2013-02-15
Student Response Deadline 2013-05-01
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2013-06-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Maryland-College Park

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,966.00 $6,966.00 $24,337.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,689.00 $1,689.00 $1,689.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $290.00 $290.00 $1,014.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,450.00 $9,450.00 $20,358.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,383.00 $1,383.00 $1,383.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $525.00 $525.00 $1,131.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,877.00 $9,877.00 $3,824.00
Other Expenses $3,024.00 $3,824.00 $3,824.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $65.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,076.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 75%
Percent receiving grant aid 64%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,232.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 37%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,541.00

University of Maryland-College Park

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Economics X X
Agriculture, General X X
Animal Sciences, General X X
Food Science X X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Landscape Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Conservation Biology X
Ecology X
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other X
Entomology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Science X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Agricultural Engineering X X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X
Engineering, Other X X
Materials Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Nuclear Engineering X
Telecommunications Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Community Services X X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Arabic Language and Literature X
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X X
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X
Italian Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other X
Linguistics X X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Health Services Administration X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Public Health, General X
Public Health, Other X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Nutrition Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X X
Land Use Planning and Management/Development X
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X X
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General X
Chemical Physics X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physical Sciences X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Criminology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Dance, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X X
Musicology and Ethnomusicology X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism X

University of Maryland-College Park Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
J.R. Dorfman Prize for Undergraduate Research $1000 March 30, 2015
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