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University of Maryland-College Park – Tuition & Success Analysis

College Park, MD

University of Maryland-College Park – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 27,864

Average annual cost of attendance: $16,928

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $19,500

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: None

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University of Maryland-College Park Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $7,645

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $10,573

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $16,013

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,346

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $22,922


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of Maryland-College Park. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of Maryland-College Park Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 86%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 95%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $62,900

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 79%

University of Maryland-College Park Admissions

University of Maryland-College Park Acceptance Rate: 48%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 620 to 730

SAT Critical Reading: 590 to 690

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 28 to 34

ACT Math: 27 to 33

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of Maryland-College Park actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of Maryland-College Park Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 19%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 34%

Typical student debt: $19,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $207

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Majors at University of Maryland-College Park


These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of Maryland-College Park:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 3%
  • Architecture and Related Services – 1%
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 2%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 10%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 13%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 6%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 5%
  • Education – 5%
  • Engineering – 12%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 2%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 2%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 2%
  • History – 2%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 2%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 3%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Social Sciences – 17%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 3%

For more information about the various majors at University of Maryland-College Park, visit their website.

University of Maryland-College Park Diversity


Overall Composition at University of Maryland-College Park

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Maryland-College Park full time:  94%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Maryland-College Park part time:  6%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of Maryland-College Park:  7%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 16%

Black: 13%

Hispanic: 10%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 1%

White: 51%

University of Maryland-College Park Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 3.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 3.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 25.3

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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