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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84%
Applicants who took ACT: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 50%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 73%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 38%
SAT I Math score 600+: 83%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 28,301
Students admitted: 12,637
Admission rate: 45%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 70%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 27,380
Full-time enrolled men: 13,500
Full-time enrolled women: 11,984
Part-time enrolled men: 1,105
Part-time enrolled women: 791
Freshmen retained: 95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,315
Fees (in state): $1,866
Tuition (out of state): $30,179
Fees (out of state): $1,866
Room and board: $11,758
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $23,139
Total cost (out of state): $45,003
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$13,851
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$16,457
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,715
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$38,321
Average debt at graduation: $26,818

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $9,288
Average non-need-based aid: $6,682

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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