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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 80%
Applicants who took ACT: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 24%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 73%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 43%
SAT I Math score 700+: 39%
SAT I Math score 600+: 81%
ACT score 24-29: 35%
ACT score 30-36: 58%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 30,272
Students admitted: 14,568
Admission rate: 48%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 69%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 28,472
Full-time enrolled men: 13,906
Full-time enrolled women: 12,444
Part-time enrolled men: 1,240
Part-time enrolled women: 882
Freshmen retained: 95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $8,481
Fees (in state): $1,918
Tuition (out of state): $31,688
Fees (out of state): $1,918
Room and board: $12,082
Est. book expense: $1,250
Total cost (in state): $23,731
Total cost (out of state): $46,938
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,287
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,060
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,494
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$40,267
Average debt at graduation: $27,559

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 66%
Average need-based aid: $9,444
Average non-need-based aid: $6,671

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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