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The university of maryland college park
A Preeminent Public Research University
Driven to Do Good
Peace Corps Names UMD a Top 10 Volunteer-Producing School
Announcing VPDI Georgina Dodge
UMD’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Will Work to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect on Campus
Uniform Norms, Transformed
In Terps Basketball’s 100th Season, See How Game-Day Looks Evolved
The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 352,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.
Introducing The Nation’s First Do Good Campus Transforming Idealism into Impact
Spanning 12 schools and colleges, Maryland offers more than 200 degree-granting programs, many of them ranked among the best in the country. Our faculty includes three Nobel laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners, 60 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. And our students, who include the highest achievers in the state and nation, enjoy experiences unique to our location just outside the nation’s capital, including internships, research, and leadership and service opportunities.
Schools and Colleges
Univ. of Maryland @UofMaryland
Six-time Olympic medalist @Aly_Raisman has overcome obstacles on and off the mat. The elite gymnast and advocate for survivors of sexual abuse shared her story with Terps at last night’s @SEE_UMD event https://t.co/iEJnNSlTyv
Wallace D. Loh @presidentloh
Inspiring symposium by #UMD’s @GibranChair for Values & Peace on the legacies of three Lebanese-Americans who sparked the Arab Renaissance, built cultural bridges between East and West, and taught the oneness of humanity https://t.co/O32lBNytY6
Research and Innovation
The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives.
Top public national university
Source: 2018 U.S. News & World Report
For in-state students
Source: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
In best global universities
Source: 2018 U.S. News & World Report
Undergraduate program for entrepreneurship
Source: The Princeton Review / Entrepreneurship magazine
At the University of Maryland, the arts, the humanities and the sciences intersect to address important societal issues and shed new light on the human experience. Our vibrant campus arts community collaborates with local and national cultural organizations such as the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center and Folger Shakespeare Library. Student and faculty artists, designers, historians, writers and performers are exploring new media, presenting new perspectives, investigating new techniques and engaging new audiences.
Home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland has one of the nation’s most recognizable and successful athletics programs. More than 550 student-athletes compete each year in 19 intercollegiate sports—11 for women and eight for men. Since 2005 alone, Maryland has won 16 national championships, including NCAA titles in women’s basketball, men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, UMD has won a combined 17 regular season and tournament championships. Fear the Turtle!
Our Commitment to Student-Athletes
At the University of Maryland, our commitment to the safety and well-being of our students is paramount and resolute. For our student-athletes, that means both on and off the field.
The University of Maryland is committed to accountability, transparency, and fairness and is working to ensure our program upholds the values of our University.
Learn more about our commitment.
The Terp experience extends beyond classrooms, labs and studios. It encompasses residence halls and dining halls, clubs and sports, fraternities and sororities, campus events and performances, and countless off-campus destinations. Maryland touts 800-plus student organizations, dozens of prestigious living and learning communities, and countless other ways to get involved. Students here can create a unique identity and grow as individuals, even as they’re part of a close-knit and diverse community.
It’s about to be YOUR week, #GradTerps! @umd_gsl has an entire week of adventures, giveaways, and FREE FOOD planned. See what’s in store during Graduate Student Appreciation Week (April 1st throug.
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