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University of Maryland-College Park Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
44.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Maryland College Park
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into University of Maryland-College Park? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 12,760 out of 28,434 applicants or 45% were admitted making University of Maryland-College Park a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. University of Maryland College Park typically accepts and attracts A average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1280-1470
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for University of Maryland College Park
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 640
SAT Math 25th 640
SAT Composite 25th 1280
SAT Scores for University of Maryland College Park
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 760
SAT Composite 75th 1470
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Maryland College Park?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1280 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1185. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1375 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Maryland College Park admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1470 and Above Good >58%
1375 to 1470 Avg + 45%-58%
1280 to 1375 Avg - 32%-45%
1185 to 1280 Reach 22%-32%
Less than 1185 Low <22%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for University of Maryland College Park
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of Maryland College Park
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
4.11
Typical High School Grades
A

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Maryland College Park. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Maryland College Park was 4.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of Maryland-College Park will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Maryland College Park students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 82% Good
3.50 to 3.75 10% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 5% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 2% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Maryland College Park admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 14,521 13,913 28,434
Accepted 6,350 6,410 12,760
Acceptance Rate 44% 46% 45%
Enrolled 1,798 2,161 3,959
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 34% 31%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 20, 2018
Days left to Apply
3

Applicants have 3 days left until the Fall 2018 term applications are due on Jan 20, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Maryland College Park and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Maryland College Park Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Maryland College Park
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163286 IPEDS survey data for University of Maryland College Park.