UMD

University of Maryland

7999 Regents Dr, College Park, United States
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About University of Maryland

University of Maryland is a school located in College Park, MD, US with a total of 4721 courses available to enroll in.

University of Maryland is a public research university which was founded in 1856. With a 28,400 total undergraduate enrollment, and a 1,335 acres sized campus, the university has a suburban setting. Its academic calendar is semester-based. University of Maryland-College Park ranks at 61 in the most recent Best College is National Universities edition, an indicator of excellence.

Asides from class activities, there are over 800 organizations and clubs on campus, as well as about 30 sororities and fraternities which involve about 15% of the student population. The average rate of freshman retention is 95%, which is an indicator of student satisfaction.

Students of Maryland University are quite active in sports. The Maryland Terrapins are active competitors in the NCAA Division 1 Big Ten Conference. The University of Maryland is also the state's flagship institution. The school aims to spark students' passions and inspire their ideas while bringing them into a life-changing discovery process through entrepreneurship and innovation.

University of Maryland has a high rank for their Business School, School of Engineering, and education graduate program. The University of Maryland regularly gets accolades for its clean and sustainable energy initiatives, including its efforts to compost waste from dining halls and its plans to become carbon neutral over the next three decades.

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