University of Maryland at Shady Grove

If you are looking for a close-knit community with highly regarded programs and professors at a convenient location, then consider becoming a Terp at The Universities at Shady Grove.

The University of Maryland, College Park at Shady Grove provides all the prestige and benefits of a Maryland education during your final two years of undergraduate study. On the Shady Grove campus, you’ll work side by side with top-notch professors from nationally ranked academic programs. Faculty will support your goals and guide you to great research and internship opportunities, as well as a growing number of social and academic clubs. Best of all, you’ll earn the same University of Maryland degree as you would if you attended the College Park campus!

Most competitive applicants have completed approximately 60 applicable credits, achieved junior standing and completed General Education requirements. Most credit earned at Maryland community colleges will transfer, and you can choose from a variety of majors, with classes offered at times that meet your schedules. Requirements for admission are program-specific and can be found on the program listing on the Shady Grove website. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis once a completed application is received. Once an admissions decision has been made, applicants are notified in writing.

Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to a University of Maryland, College Park Bachelor’s degree program at the Universities at Shady Grove can take advantage of the Terp Transfer Partnership to gain early access to advising, workshops and events.

Students applying for admission to any one of the Universities at Shady Grove program offerings must complete the University of Maryland application by the appropriate application deadline. Be sure to review the application checklist for a list of all required materials for a complete application. Visit the Shady Grove website for more information about submitting your application.

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