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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Maryland is a highly rated public university located in College Park, Maryland in the Washington, D.C. Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,390 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Maryland acceptance rate is 44%. Popular majors include Computer Science, Biology, and Economics. Graduating 87% of students, Maryland alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $47,200.

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7999 Regents Dr
College Park, MD 20742
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About Maryland...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference

University of Maryland - College Park Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UMCP Admissions

Acceptance Rate
44%
Application Deadline
January 20
SAT Range
1280-1470
ACT Range
29-34
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,723 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,388 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 292 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 334 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 332 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    80%
  • Some
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,390 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,121
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
13%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 208 responses
  • There's so many different types of students
    48%
  • Spirited
    13%
  • Open minded
    13%
  • Determined
    10%
  • Well-rounded
    6%
  • Individual
    2%
  • Inspiring
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 412 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 476 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 225 responses
  • There's a place for everyone
    28%
  • School Pride
    18%
  • Go Terps!
    16%
  • Place for everyone, Huge, School Pride
    15%
  • HUGE!
    13%
  • The best decision you'll make
    5%
  • We have a few great departments
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$62,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 180 responses

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