University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland

Location

The University of Maryland is Located in College Park, Maryland. It is about 41.5 miles from Huntingtown High School. The best way to travel there would be by car.

Fees and Tuition

The fee to send an application is $65. About 47% of applicants are accepted to the university. For instate students tuition costs about $9,996. For out of state students the cost of tuition is about $31,144. The cost of room and board is about $10,972, books and supplies is about $1,130, and other expenses at about $2,490.

SAT, ACT, & GPA

The average SAT score for of admitted students in math is 665, for English 655, and the average ACT score is 30. The average GPA was 3.4.

Undergraduates and Financial Aid

The University of Maryland had about 27,443 undergraduates. In 2014, 45% of all students received financial aid. The average amount given each student receiving aid in 2014 was about $13,672.

Students

All freshman are guaranteed housing on campus. 93% of freshman live on campus. 44% of all students live on campus. 56% of students live off campus. There are over 800 clubs at the university.

Popular Majors

The most popular majors are: Biology/Biological Sciences, Criminology, and Economics, General are the top three majors.

Athletics

A current member of the Big Ten Conference, Maryland is one of only three NCAA Division I institutes to have won national championships in football, men's basketball, and woman's basketball. The University of Maryland has won 15 national championships since 2005, including the NCAA title in woman's basketball, three in men's soccer, and in 2014, women's lacrosse.

Interesting facts

67% of students graduate within 4 years. The student to teacher ratio is 17:1. 45% of classes have fewer than 20 students. The average freshman satisfaction rate is 95%.