University of Maryland College Park: Review & Facts

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University of Maryland College Park is a large four-year, public school with 38,140 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1856 and is the only college located in College Park, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
215
Good
2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at University of Maryland College Park.

University of Maryland College Park implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 215 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, Biology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools.

Student Retention
95%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Maryland College Park student retention rate is excellent at 95% (well above Maryland average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Maryland College Park is very good - 85%. Approximately 7% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Maryland College Park is decent: 17:1. Learn more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,200
High
Average tuition costs are very high, $29,300 per year. The additional fees at University of Maryland College Park beyond tuition are around $1,900; which comes to $31,200 a year.

Read the details about University of Maryland College Park additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 28,434 applications were submitted and 12,760 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants' SAT test scores at University of Maryland College Park in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,700
Medium
University of Maryland College Park offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Maryland College Park, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
University of Maryland College Park offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 12,200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, about $6,700 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Maryland College Park. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Maryland College Park appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Maryland College Park Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Maryland College Park, 8705 36th Ave, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
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