University of Maryland College Park is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted University of Maryland College Park freshman is 1420 out of 1600. Maryland students have the 60th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1420 is in the 96th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1330 to 1510. The 75th percentile score is 1510 while the 25th percentile score is 1330.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Maryland but we estimate it to be around a 1240 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Maryland students on the math portion of the SAT is 730 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 680 and the 75th percentile score 780.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 650 to 730 and the average score for University of Maryland College Park students is 690.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at University of Maryland College Park based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 52%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.84.
An SAT score of 1510 or higher is very competitive at Maryland and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 67% or higher.
Scores between 1420 to 1500 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 52% to 66%.
SAT scores between 1330 to 1410 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 36% to 50% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1240 to 1320 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 35% chance of admission to Maryland. SAT scores below 1240 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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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.