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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 87%
Applicants who took ACT: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 22%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 72%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Math score 700+: 40%
SAT I Math score 600+: 82%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 26,268
Students admitted: 12,556
Admission rate: 48%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 67%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 27,056
Full-time enrolled men: 13,270
Full-time enrolled women: 11,757
Part-time enrolled men: 1,207
Part-time enrolled women: 822
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,152
Fees (in state): $1,844
Tuition (out of state): $29,300
Fees (out of state): $1,844
Room and board: $10,972
Est. book expense: $1,130
Total cost (in state): $22,098
Total cost (out of state): $43,246
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,442
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,441
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,590
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,589
Average debt at graduation: $25,131

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $8,656
Average non-need-based aid: $6,657

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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