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Location and Setting


College Park Population
31,274
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Baltimore and Washington, DC
Campus Size
1,335 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Washington, D.C.
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in College Park

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Terrapins (Diamondback Turtle); Terps'
School Colors
Red, white, black, and yellow

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x  
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis    
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
football, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, residence hall association, black student union, asian-american student union/jewish student union, commuter students association
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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