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Tuesday 9.27.2022

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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
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 95%
Student:Faculty ratio: 17:1
Total faculty: 1483 men, 1031 women
Full-time faculty: 1100 men, 749 women
Part-time faculty: 383 men, 282 women
Graduation rate: 87% within six years

REQUIRED UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM
General education/core curriculum is required: yes

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, internships, distance learning, external degree program
Cooperative programs are offered: yes
Graduate schools/programs are offered: yes
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.
Army ROTC: offered on-campus
Navy ROTC: offered off-campus ROTC branch unit at a cooperating host institution.
Air Force ROTC: offered on-campus

LIST OF MAJORS
Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology, General
  • Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Family Resource Management Studies, General
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Media Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Housing and Human Environments, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences, General
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology, General
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Certificates

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other
  • Agriculture, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Psychology, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Women's Studies
Diplomas

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Analysis and Functional Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Gerontology
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Women's Studies
Doctorates

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture, General
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Science
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Family and Community Services
  • Food Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Library and Information Science
  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Sociology, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Toxicology
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Master's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology, General
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Statistics
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science and Kinesiology
  • Family and Community Services
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Land Use Planning and Management/Development
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Library and Information Science
  • Library Science, Other
  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Poultry Science
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Sociology, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

ADVANCED CREDIT/PLACEMENT
Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP general
  • credit for CLEP subject
  • credit for international baccalaureate

CERTIFICATES OFFERED
  • True
 
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