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University of Maryland College Park

College Park, Maryland

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Overview

Student Population
41,200
University of Maryland College Park overview
Location College Park, Maryland
Online umd.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University of Maryland College Park overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in College Park, Maryland, University of Maryland College Park is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 33,012 prospective students applied, and 14,585 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,279 enrolled in the school.  36,603 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,597 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,824 plus fees of $1,955. Maryland is ranked 87 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Maryland is rated within the top 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Maryland College Park within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
University of Maryland College Park overview
SAT 1280/1470
ACT 29/34
GPA 4.11
Applications Accepted
44.2% 
University of Maryland College Park overview
Applications Due Nov 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Maryland Resident Tuition
$8,824
In State Costs for University of Maryland College Park
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,955
Room and Board $13,315
Budget for Other Expenses$2,522
Total One Year Cost$27,866
Out of State Resident Tuition
$34,936
Out of State Costs for University of Maryland College Park
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,955
Room and Board $13,315
Budget for Other Expenses$2,522
Total One Year Cost$53,978

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$68,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Maryland College Park students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 20%
Business 15%
Engineering 9%
Biology 8%
Communication 6%

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

Current students may use the University of Maryland College Park GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.