University of Maryland-College Park

School Overview

The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 352,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.
Rankings and Fast Facts
Founded in 1856
No. 22 public research institution—U.S. News & World Report

No. 15 most innovative school—U.S. News & World Report

No. 8 best value college—Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine

No. 9 entrepreneurship for undergraduates—The Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship magazine
Students from 50 states and 118 countries
Faculty includes 3 Nobel laureates, 2 Pulitzer Prize winners, 3 Emmy winners and 2 Tony winners
92 Undergraduate Majors, 107 Master's Programs and 83 Doctoral Programs
For a list of programs, please visit https://www.admissions.umd.edu/explore/colleges-and-schools/majors


The Flagship Institution of the State of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301.405.1000