University of Maryland

country rank  39
world rank  45

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 164 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

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Maryland's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

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 Education AVMA-COE
  • Council on Education for Public Health CEPH
  • National Association of Schools of Dance-Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation CEA
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education COAMFTE
  • American Library Association ALA
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Accrediting Council on Education on Journalism and Mass Communications ACEJMC
  • Institute of Food Technologists IFT
  • Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board LAAB
  • Maryland State Department of Education MSDE
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board NAAB
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy-Affairs-and Administration NASPAA
  • Planning Accreditation Board PAB

Memberships and 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: Monday, 18 May 2020