|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||12,369 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Maryland-College Park is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 30,291 applications and only 14,557 students were granted admission. University of Maryland-College Park is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 34% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 66% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1210 to 1420|
|ACT||29 to 33|
University of Maryland-College Park charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $30,179 and in-state students paid $8,315.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of University of Maryland-College Park's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,500 (which is 1.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Maryland-College Park in 2016-2017, was 1,232, which is 31% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,481 (which is 3.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Maryland-College Park has enrolled a total of 39,083 students (34,444 students full-time and 4,639 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 39,083 students, 2,171 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and 28,472 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 10,611 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 524 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 12%
Black/African American: 12%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Maryland-College Park.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||23%||1,464||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||9%||538|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||332||0|
|Architecture And Related Services||4%||251|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||130||78|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Maryland-College Park full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Maryland-College Park graduates 6 years after enrollment is $45,500. Last year, out of the total 5,406 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,028 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,893 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,363 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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