University of Maryland – College Park

, College Park, MD 20742

About University of Maryland – College Park

University of Louisiana – Lafayette is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate26,542
Student Age% Under 2572%
 % 25 and Over28%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.1%
 % Black11.0%
 % Asian13.2%
 % Latino5.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown5.7%
 % International student8%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted45%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT92%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800680 / 800
 SAT Math610 / 800710 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,416
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,831
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid74%
 % Undergraduates with Loans35%
 % Undergraduates with Grants63%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,025
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,798
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,798
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,024
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,024
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,024

Neighborhood Data for the College Park Area

Median Age21.2
Median Household Income$63,724
Total Population29,986
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total52.4% 47.6%
 Age 0-946.5%53.5%
 Age 10-1758.6%41.4%
 Age 18-2453.9%46.1%
 Age 25-2953.3%46.7%
 Age 30-3947.1%52.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.8%
 % Black14.1%
 % Asian12.8%
 % Latino10.4%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)3.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,798
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,798
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,217
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50021.9%20.3%2.0%
 $500 to $74917.2%7.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9994.3%27.3%13.9%
 Over $100056.7%44.5%78.9%
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