University of Maryland, College Park
The University of Maryland, located in College Park, Maryland, is a well-known public research university. It was founded in 1856 as the flagship university of the University System of Maryland. It is the most populous university in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Across 12 academic schools and colleges, UMD provides 102 undergraduate programmes, 115 postgraduate programmes, and 84 PhD programmes.

Cost of attendance

International students are required to spend 40,000 USD on living expenses and tuition fees.


Resident Life at UMD provides a variety of housing options for various communities. The resident may live in an apartment, a suite, or traditional-style dwelling. In addition, students have the option of living in single-gender, mixed-gender, or gender-inclusive housing. UMD provides 24-hour internet access, a shared kitchen and living space, air conditioning, laundry services, and other amenities for each kind of housing. The cost of living on campus ranges from $6,834 to $11,515. The average monthly rent for off-campus housing ranges from USD 650 to USD 900 for shared rooms.

Acceptance rate

For a class of 4,600 students, 50,000 almost freshmen applications are received. University of Maryland has a 44.2 percent acceptance rate. A total of 24.3 percent of people from 150 countries have signed up.


The University of Maryland Campus is a thriving and expanding collegiate community that offers a wide range of entertainment and activities. Aside from the well-known hiking and bicycling route that goes straight through campus, other amenities include Amazon Hub Locker+, TargetExpress, shopping malls, grocery stores, movie theatres, and so on. On campus, there are over 800 groups, fraternities, and sororities. There is also an improv comedy troupe, political clubs, sports clubs, religious organisations, and student branches of professional associations. From 7 a.m. to midnight, the two dining halls provide Mongolian stir-fries, gourmet burgers, rotisserie meats with comfort sides, made-to-order sandwiches, and more. Six days a week, the third dining hall serves lunch and dinner. Additionally, there are cafes in academic buildings, food courts in Stamp Student Union and Martin Engineering, and five convenience stores on campus. UMD offers one of the most extensive and successful athletic programmes in the country, with intramural, club sports, and Division I teams.


The University of Maryland, College Park is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), under the authority of the U.S. Department of Education.

Jobs and Placement

The University Career Center and The President's Promise are a diverse and skilled community of 38,000 students eager to tailor recruiting methods for companies. UMD hosts a number of career fairs to connect students with organisations and increase brand exposure on campus. Fall Career & Internship, Smith School of Business Undergraduate, Computer Science Career & Internship, Language Career & Internship Fair, and School of Public Health Career Expo will all be virtual career fairs. Students can expect to earn up to 128,000 USD each year. Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, Air Products, Deloitte, AT&T, Ford, Bank of America, GE, Campbell's, Google, Capital One, Marriott, CITI, McCormick, Gallup, Pepsico, General Mills, M&T Bank, Hershey, Northrop Grumman, Hewlett Packard, Unilever, Intel, Stanley Black & Decker are among the top recruiters.

QS Ranking

158th in QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

93rd World University Rankings THE 2022

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