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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD)

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University of Maryland, College Park is ranked 9 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 84 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 91%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Verbal Score

700+22%
600-69948%
600+70%

SAT Math Score

700+41%
600-69941%
600+82%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied26,205
Students admitted12,293
Admission rate47%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate66%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,612
Fees$1,815
Room and board$10,633
Estimated book expense$1,130
Total cost$21,190

Cost after need-based aid$12,895
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,601

Average debt at graduation$25,254

Out of State

Tuition$27,905
Fees$1,815
Room and board$10,633
Estimated book expense$1,130
Total cost$41,483

Cost after need-based aid$33,188
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,894

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met69%
Average need-based aid$8,295
Average non-need-based aid$6,589

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment26,658

Full-Time

Men12,965
Women11,557

Part-Time

Men1,258
Women878

Freshmen retained95%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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