47%

Acceptance Rate

$7,965

Avg.Financial Aid

002103

FAFSA Code

About University of Maryland (UMD)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

41,200

Website

www.umd.edu

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

MSCHE

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

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Location & Contact

Address

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3014051000
Fax:
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Rankings

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Admissions

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

20-Jan

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

47%

SAT Range

1290 - 1470

ACT Range

29 - 33

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

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

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,944

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming 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

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

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

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

49% White

3% Unknown

12% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

17% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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 Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

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.

$0$100,000

$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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