The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UMD is a public and Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than UMD ($38,636).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UMD.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than UMD (1,420).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (32) than UMD (32).
  • UMD has more students with 40,709 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while UMD has 1,849 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Maryland-College Park and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UMDDuke University
UMDvs.Duke University
College Park, MarylandLocationDurham, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$60,244
51% ($10,156)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$10,156Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
44.50 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
27.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,420SAT Score1,513
32ACT Score34
87 %Graduation Rate96 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate97 %
40,709Student Population16,172
1,849Number of Faculties4,074
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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