University of Maryland, College Park, USA

College Park, USA

  • 1856

    Established
  • 5

    No. of Programs
  • 136

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Charles Benedict Calvert founded this public research university in the year 1856 which was earlier known as Maryland Agriculture College and Maryland State College. The university is affiliated with Association of American Universities, American Council of Education, APLU, BTAA, CUWMA, ORAU, SURA, U21, and URA. University of Maryland-College Park has attained 64th position among National Universities, 37th among Best Colleges for Veterans, and 144th among Best Value Schools according to the US News 2020 Edition. The University is ranked at 136th position by QS Global World Ranking 2020.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

With a campus size of 1,335 acres, the university offers more than 200 bachelor’s courses, 107 master’s courses, and around 90 doctoral degree programmes. The university offers a Book Center, Career Center, counselling centre, Dining Services, Health Center, Memorial Chapel, Off Campus Housing, Clubs, Transportation services, Golf course, and many more. The university is known internationally for courses in Linguistics, Physics and Astronomy, Natural sciences and computer sciences and information systems.

Accomplishments & Alumni

It has enrolled more than 40,000 students and is recognised globally. The university has a good reputation with its alumni. There are a number of awards distributed among the students, faculty, and alumni. The notable awards include president’s award, outstanding young alumnus award, spirit of Maryland award, Tyser Gottwals Award, Elaine Johnson Coates Award, Do Good Award, The Alumni Excellence Awards.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The diversity is much higher than the other universities in the nation. College Park is at 287 as far as diversity is concerned. There is an equal mix of males and females. Students come from various geographical locations and now there are close to 5,000 international students studying at the university. The university conducts career fairs and events for students, employers have a special recruiting calendar with important dates and links with on-campus interviews. Top employers hiring graduates are KPMG, Microsoft, Boeing, Google, Wells Fargo and so on.

University of Maryland Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - $36,683 (2021-22)

Masters - $1,706 per credit (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall and Spring

Average GPA Requirement

4.32

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1380; ACT - 29; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 96; GRE - 325; GMAT - 656

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts, English language proficiency test scores.

Admissions Deadlines

Bachelors - Fall: Early Action - Nov 1, Regular Deadline - Jan 20, Confirmation Deadline - May 1; Spring: Early Action - Aug 1, Regular Deadline - Aug 1

Masters - Varies

Percentage of International Students

11%

Size of Campus (in acres)

1,335

Alumni Worldwide

360k+

Females to Males Ratio

48 : 52

Average Salary after 10 Years

$61,700 (Annual)

University of Maryland Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA

NA

53

46

51

QS

158

152

136

126

129

Times Higher Education (THE)

93

90

91

82

69

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

60

51

51

NA

University of Maryland Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Global MBA

121-130

121-130

111-120

90

QS - Accounting & Finance

151-200

100-150

101-150

100-150

Times Higher Education (THE)

79

65

67

49

Financial Times Global MBA

52

73

72

55

US News & World Report - Graduate Business School

44

44

NA

48

Computer Science

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

49

49

44

32

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

NA

NA

NA

16

Engineering

Ranked By

2021

2020

2019

2018

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

129

134

212

Times Higher Education (THE)

80

83

81

72

U.S. News & World Report - Mechanical Engineering PG

17

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Biomedical Engineering PG

30

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Electrical Engineering PG

14

NA

NA

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Civil Engineering PG

23

NA

NA

NA

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Programs

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  • MS in Business Analytics

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      16 Month

      Tuition Fee

      USD 33,500

Campus Location

University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland 20742, United States

https://www.umd.edu/contact-us | 301.405.3644 | gradschool@umd.edu

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