Just the Facts

Location: College Park, Maryland
Nearest major city: Washington, D.C., eight miles/13 kilometers from campus

1856: Maryland Agricultural College chartered
Flagship of the University System of Maryland

Colleges: 10 (enrolling undergraduates)
Majors: 90+
Student-to-teacher ratio: 18:1

Campus clubs and organizations: 800+
NCAA Division I teams: 20

Fall 2014 undergraduate enrollment: 27,056
76.9% Maryland residents
23.1% Non-Maryland residents
114 countries represented

Fall 2015 admitted freshman profile:
GPA: 4.22
SAT middle 50%: 1260-1420
ACT middle 50%: 29-33

Fall 2015 admitted transfer profile:
GPA: 3.38

U.S. News & World Report (2015)
No. 19 among national public universities

U.S News & World Report - Best Global Universities (2015)
No. 41 among 500 institutions in 50 countries

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance  (2014)
No. 1 among 30 best college values in the mid-Atlantic
No. 7 among 100 best values in public higher education for in-state students
No. 14 among 100 best values in public higher education for out-of-state students

Academic Ranking of World Universities (2015)
No. 43 in the world

Princeton Review Top 50 Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs (2015)
No. 21 among undergraduate programs

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