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University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship of the state's higher education system and one of the top public research institutions in the world. Attracting many of the country's brightest students and most renowned faculty, the university takes advantage of its broad reach throughout the state of Maryland, its federal and international partnerships, and its location near the nation's capital to seek answers to fundamental questions and solutions to critical world issues.

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
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Type of Institution: Public 4-year

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 37,000
Male: 19,234    Female: 17,766
Full-time: 31,317    Part-time: 5,683

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $6,566
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $273
Mandatory fees (FT): $1,487
Mandatory fees (PT): $678

Campus Housing:
Room: $5,549
Board: $3,826

Degrees or Awards: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate

Calendar: Two semesters; winter term; two summer sessions

Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, SAT I or ACT. Students should exceed minimum University System of Maryland course requirements and demonstrate advanced college preparatory curriculum. Average (middle 50%) SAT range for fall 2009 freshmen: 1240 - 1390. Percentage of fall 2009 freshmen in-state applicants accepted: 42%.

Application Deadlines: Fall Freshmen - November 1; Spring Freshmen - December 1; Fall Transfer - March 1; Spring Transfer - November 15.

Title IV Code: 002103

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