University of Maryland

country rank  27
world rank  31

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University Overview

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of College Park (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Maryland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Maryland is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Maryland offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1856
Motto Fatti maschii, parole femine
Strong deeds, gentle words
Colours Red, white, black and gold

University Location

Address Baltimore Boulevard
College Park (population range: 10,000-49,999)
20742 Maryland
United States
T +1 (301) 405 1000
F +1

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 0130 Mitchell Building
College Park 20742
+1 (301) 314 8385
(800) 422 5867

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Maryland's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • APA Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Educa

Affiliations

  • University System of Maryland
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018