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College Park, Maryland•
Public 4 Year•
20,000 and above
The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university in College Park, Maryland, United States. Founded in 1856, UMD is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, and is the largest university in both the state and the Washington metropolitan area, with more than 41,000 students representing all fifty states and 123 countries, and a global alumni network of over 360,000. Its twelve schools and colleges together offer over 200 degree-granting programs, including 92 undergraduate majors, 107 master's programs, and 83 doctoral programs. UMD is a member of the Association of American Universities and competes in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the Big Ten Conference.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2022 Best Colleges in America
#46 of 6828
2022 Best Colleges in Maryland
#2 of 88
2022 Best Public Colleges in Maryland
#1 of 32
The most popular major at University of Maryland-College Park is Business Management followed by Engineering, Social Sciences, Computer Sciences and Biomedical.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Maryland-College Park within four or six years.