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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture, General
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Community Services
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • 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
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Semester at sea
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty1,813
Part-Time Faculty675
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
92%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings3,624,771
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus3890
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Historic Preservation, Master of Real Estate Development, Master of Architecture, Master of Library Science, Master of Science, Master of Applied Anthropology, Master of Community Planning, Master of Music, Master of Public Policy, Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Management, Professional Master's, Master of Information Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Life Sciences, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • American Studies
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Historic Preservation
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Studies
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Meteorology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Reliability Engineering
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Survey Methodology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Audiology
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • American Studies
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal Sciences
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art Therapy
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Development
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Studies
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Media Studies
  • Meteorology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Reliability Engineering
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Survey Methodology
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing
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Low 2.11 2.20 410 390 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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