47%

Acceptance Rate

$7,965

Avg.Financial Aid

002103

FAFSA Code

University of Maryland (UMD)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    MSCHE

  • Website

    www.umd.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    41,200

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

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Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

Address

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, University of Maryland-College Park doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    20th Jan

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    47%

  • SAT Range

    1290 - 1470

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    29 - 33

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $75

  • Accept Common App

    None

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to UMCP is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $75. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1280-1470 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 29 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of Maryland-College Park is 31. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at College Park, Maryland 20742. They can also call them at (301) 405-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $16,790

  • Average Annual Cost

    $8,651

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,250

  • Other Fees

    $1,944

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $12,809

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $2,492

Total One Year Cost

$27,146

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UMCP are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $42,321. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

95%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$12,878

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Biology, General

    513 Graduates

  • Economics

    440 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    381 Graduates

  • Criminology

    368 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    358 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    342 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    307 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    297 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    358 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    342 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    307 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    297 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    297 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    288 Graduates

  • Public Health

    270 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    264 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    222 Graduates

  • Marketing

    207 Graduates

  • Journalism

    171 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    163 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    144 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    144 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    142 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    142 Graduates

  • Information Science/Studies

    134 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    118 Graduates

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

    105 Graduates

  • History

    103 Graduates

  • Sociology

    103 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    102 Graduates

  • Agricultural Engineering

    94 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    93 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    91 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering

    84 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    82 Graduates

  • Physics

    75 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    73 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    73 Graduates

  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

    71 Graduates

  • Food Science and Technology

    64 Graduates

  • Animal Sciences

    63 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    58 Graduates

  • Architecture

    57 Graduates

  • International Business

    56 Graduates

  • Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

    50 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    47 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    44 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    42 Graduates

  • Materials Engineering

    36 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    33 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    30 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    27 Graduates

  • Music

    26 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    25 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    24 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    24 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    23 Graduates

  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

    21 Graduates

  • Engineering, Other

    20 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    20 Graduates

  • Landscape Architecture

    17 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    17 Graduates

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

    17 Graduates

  • Dance

    16 Graduates

  • Plant Sciences

    13 Graduates

  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

    13 Graduates

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations...

    12 Graduates

  • Agriculture, General

    12 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    10 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    8 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    8 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    7 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    7 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    7 Graduates

  • Iranian/Persian Languages, Literatu...

    4 Graduates

  • Physical Sciences

    4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

30,762

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time / Part-time

93% / 7%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

49%

Unknown

3%

Black

12%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

5%

Asian

17%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

64%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$90,011 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

40%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,425/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,384/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,384/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Terrapin (Testudo)

School Colors

red, white, black, and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Ten Conference

Total Male Athletes

325

Total Female Athletes

216

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

68

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,315 per year for living on campus. University of Maryland-College Park has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UMCP costs around $5,384 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$62,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$15,250 - $24,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$158 - $252

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

61%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,965

Students Receiving Federal Grants

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,801

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,070

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

53%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,350

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,939

$30K - $48K

$13,552

$48K - $75K

$8,770

$75K - $110K

$3,445

> $110K

$1,580

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,510,482

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$35,502,098

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UMCP to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at University of Maryland-College Park is around $8,060 and the federal grant is $5,061. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,692 as well as institutional aid worth $8,060. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Maryland-College Park amount to $4,510,482 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $35,502,098.

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