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University of Maryland - College Park

University of Maryland - College Park
7999 Regents Dr.
College Park, MD 20742

Official telephone: (301) 405-1000
Fax number: (301) 314-9693
Website: www.umd.edu
Screen last updated on: December 2021

The admissions information below is valid for the 2021 academic year.

ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Contacting the office: 800 422-5867
800 422-5867 (toll free)

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN APPLICATION PROCESS & REQUIREMENTS
Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: January 20
Application fee: $75
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT considered if submitted
Dates test scores should be received: November 1 for SAT I/ACT
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN SELECTION PROCESS
Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank important
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency important
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 4.36
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 98%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 40%
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 29 - 34
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 84%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 28%

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT
Number of completed applications received: 32,211
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 16,437
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 22%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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