UMD Admissions

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University of Maryland-College Park. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2-4 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 44.18% and yield is 29.34%. 16,027 men and 16,985 women applied to UMD and 6,801 men and 7,784 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,074 men and 2,205 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 44.18%42.43%45.83%
Yield 29.34%30.50%28.33%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 3,264 students (76% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,022 students (24%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and 25th percentile is 630. The SAT Math score is 760 (75th) and 650 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 102 (75th percentile) and 102 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing630710
SAT Math650760
ACT Composite2934
ACT Math2733
ACT English3035
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Maryland-College Park are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UMD requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes University of Maryland-College Park application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UMD online application page .
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UMD Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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