University of Maryland, College Park School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

College Park, MD

$10,779

Avg in-state tuition

$36,891

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Maryland, College Park

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Maryland, College Park is a large public university located on a suburban campus in College Park, Maryland. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 40,743, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 44%. The university offers 148 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 87%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,779, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $36,891.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

44% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1280-1470

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 29-34

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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41k

Students Enrolled

19%

Online Student Enrollment

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

46%

Asian

15%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Black

11%

Hispanic

8%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

48%

Socio-economic diversity

13% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

4

Total Online Enrollment

7,797

Student Location Breakout

19% 81%

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 2% online

Master's 2% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

13%

State Grant Aid

14%

Institution Grant Aid

40%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,061
State Grant Aid $4,692
Institution Grant Aid $8,060
Pell Grant Aid $4,931

Financial Outlook

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.