Facts and Figures

Location: College Park, Maryland
Year Founded: 1856
Nearest Major City: Washington, D.C., 8 miles/13 kilometers from campus
Campus Size: 5 square kilometers
Colleges: 12
Number of Faculty and Staff:  14,505
 - Nobel Laureates: 2
 - Pulitzer Prize Winners: 3
 - Members of the National Academies: 58
Graduate Student Enrollment: 9,834
Undergraduate Student Enrollment: 30,875
 - 75.7% Maryland residents
 - 24.3% Non-Maryland residents
 - 45.8% Minority
 - 116 countries represented
Total Number of Students: 40,709
Number of Academic Programs: 301
Number of Alumni: 388,000

Rankings

  • No. 19 among public universities by the U.S. News & World Report
  • No. 11 among public universities by Forbes' Top Public Colleges
  • No. 10 and No. 16 "Best Value" for in-state students and out-of-state students, respectively, by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  • No. 7 overall and No. 3 among public schools in The Princeton Review's “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs”
  • No.1 for Criminology and for Counseling and Personnel Services, and No. 2 for African American history in U.S. News & World Report’s graduate program rankings

Research Awards

  • Total Research Awards: $1+ billion annually in research funding with the University of Maryland, Baltimore
     

See Historical Data on Sponsored Research Awards and Expenditures


 

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