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University of Maryland Admissions Information

University of Maryland -- College Park
College Park, MD (map)


Basic Info

Main Address: Mitchell Building
College Park, MD 20742-5235
Phone Number: (301) 405-1000  
Website: www.admissions.umd.edu/  


Type of school: Public, University  
Type of school: Coed  
Setting: Suburban  
Athletics: Division I, Club, Intercollegiate, and Intramural Sports  
Degrees offered: Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral  
Size of undergraduate student body: 26,876  
Percent out-of-state: 32%  
Percent international: 2.41%  
Female to Male ratio: 47:53  

Academic Life

Student to Professor ratio: 18:1  
Most popular majors: Criminology
Economics, General
Psychology, General
Special study programs: Accelerated Program
Distance Learning
Double Major
Dual Enrollment of High School Students
External Degree Program
Honors Program
Independent Study
Liberal Arts/Career Combination
ROTC, Air Force
ROTC, Army
ROTC, Navy
Semester At Sea
Student-Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Campus Life

Housing options:
First-Year Students Guaranteed On-Campus Housing
Women's Housing
Cooperative Housing
Special Housing For Disabled Students
Wellness housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)
Coed Housing
Apartments For Single Students
Fraternity/Sorority Housing
Special Housing For International Students
Over 500 registered clubs and organizations, fraternities and sororities.  

Fun Facts

  • #17 Best College Library
  • #16 Financial Aid Not So Great
  • #1 Best Athletic Facilities
  • #3 Best College Newspaper
  • #7 Students Pack the Stadiums

Admissions Information


Admissions address: Mitchell Building
College Park, MD 20742-5235
United States
Phone number: (301) 314-8385  
Fax number: (301) 314-9693  
Admissions Website: http://www.umd.edu/admissions/  
Email: ApplyMaryland@umd.edu  
Contact Person: Barbara Gill, Director of Undergraduate Admissions  
Number of first-year applications received: 26,358  
Percent of applicants admitted: 44%  

Application Information

Regular application deadline: January 20th  
Early decision/action deadline: November 1st for Priority Consideration (not Early Decision)  
Accepts the Common Application? No  
Admission requirements: Application for Undergraduate Admission
Current High School Transcript
Standardized Test Scores
Activity/Awards List or Resume
Other Requirements Depending on Major

Application Information

Standardized test scores required? SAT I or ACT  
Policy regarding SAT score-use: University of Maryland considers all scores in its review process and requires the submissions of scores from all test dates  
Middle 50% Scores



% Who Submitted Scores
SAT Critical Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Composite

College Board code: 5814  
ACT code: 1746  
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic schools:
Virginia Tech   University of Delaware   Rutgers  

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