Rank: 20

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park, MDwww.umd.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1320/NA
Enrollment
31,451
The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university, and with some all-star faculty power, it's also one of the nation's top public research universities. The faculty roster boasts three Nobel laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners and, thanks to the campus's proximity to the District of Columbia, leaders in major positions at federal agencies such as NASA and...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$26,500
% of students who get any grants
52%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,900
Average price for low-income students
$5,900
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
80%
% of need met
75%
% of students who get merit* grants
13%
Average merit grant
$6,700
student success
Graduation rate
86%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$16,883
Average salary within 5 years
$55,700
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
N/A
admissions
Acceptance rate
45%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1320/NA
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
20-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I love the professors! Everyone I've had so far has been so passionate about their subjects, and led the class in such an interesting way that I never once got bored! Professors at UMD make you care about what they are teaching, make you ask questions and even consider majoring...
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University of Maryland, College Park, has an academically-oriented atmosphere that stresses the importance of effort, community, and determination to excel in all aspects. The campus is extremely friendly, and though it may seem intimidating, there are opportunities to find one's niche and close group of friends. The professors are helpful...
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I transferred to the University of Maryland in the Fall semester of my sophomore year, and it was easily the best decision. The students are welcoming, passionate, and excited to be Terps! Although campus is big, there are a variety of amazing clubs and organizations you can be involved in....
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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