University of Maryland-College Park (UM)

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UM can be found in College Park, MD, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at University of Maryland-College Park number about 38,000 per year, and is one of the largest colleges in the state.

Many of the students getting into this school have scored in the range of 1200 to 1420 on the SAT exam. 47% of all those who apply are granted admission to UM, from which 33 percent choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the University of Maryland-College Park (UM) acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 46%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Maryland-College Park (UM) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Maryland-College Park was reported as 47.0% in Fall 2013 with over 26,200 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Maryland-College Park has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 41.9%
  • 2010-2011: 44.6%
  • 2011-2012: 44.8%
  • 2012-2013: 46.6%
  • 2013-2014: 47.0%
  • Projected UM Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 45.9%

How Does University of Maryland-College Park (UM) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Maryland-College Park is eighteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Howard University49.3%
George Washington University33.1%
American University43.1%
Georgetown University17.0%
University of Maryland-Baltimore County63.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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