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University of Maryland-College Park Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$65
Undergrad Application Fee
$75
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
Turner Center College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 405-1000
General Site: www.umd.edu
Admissions: http://www.admissions.umd.edu/
Application: http://www.admissions.umd.edu/apply/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Liz from MD
  • Jan-26-2015 I am a current student here

    It is a fairly large school so at times it feels as though its hard to make friends. Try getting involved in an activity that will help make the big school feel small. Also, freshmen should try living in Denton, Hagerstown, Easton, Ellicott, and Elkton. This is where most freshmen will stay and you're floor will probably be all freshmen, which will make it easier to make friends.

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  • Kerrigan from Severna Park, MD
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    To be a Terp, you have to think like one even when you're in high school. This means that you have to work hard and show what you can do with what you have learned. UMD really puts an emphasis on how you apply your knowledge and skills rather than simply test scores and GPA, so it's very important that you have solid extracurriculars and a great college essay. As far as extracurriculars, however, UMD would rather see you excel in a few than be average and put in little effort into many. Additionally, showing an interest in the school is important to admissions as well. UMD holds several events for prospective students, such as Maryland Marquee day, that are a fun way to see if the university is a good fit for you. Visiting your prospective schools is very important in making your decision, and UMD makes it fun to do so.

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  • Louis from Stevensville, MD
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Get ready to teach yourself. There are many great resources at UMD but with large class sizes, you are on your own when it comes to learning the material.

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  • Robert McDermott from Potomac, MD
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a decently sized school, so only go here if you want to go to a big school. For the most part, though, that's not an issue. If you wind up in either Ellicott, Hagerstown, or Cumberland for your housing, make sure you bring fans because those dorms do not have AC.

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  • Sandra from Freehold, NJ
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Prospective students should definitely visit the campus at least once to get the feel of college life, and see if they could envision themselves going here.

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