University of Maryland Video Review

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The University of Maryland is located at College Park, Maryland approximately 30 miles from Baltimore. Some of the most popular undergraduate majors include criminology, economics, finance, political science and psychology. The University of Maryland offers certificates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs.

The University of Maryland - College Park is a public research university located just outside of Washington, D.C., in the suburban community of College Park. Considered a 'Public Ivy' institution for providing a high quality collegiate experience, Maryland is ranked #54 on the America's Best Colleges list.

In addition to its high overall ranking, Maryland was also awarded top 25 honors for its programs in aerospace and computer engineering. Business programs that earned top 25 honors include those with a focus on entrepreneurship, finance, management, management information systems, marketing, production, quantitative analysis and supply chain management.

The University of Maryland at College Park awards certificates, as well as more than 225 bachelor's, masters and doctorate degrees. The most popular majors are criminology, economics, finance, political science and psychology.

Because of its proximity to Washington, D.C., Maryland has created strong research partnerships with government agencies. Maryland also boasts the nation's first living-learning entrepreneurship program, where entrepreneurially-minded students are placed in a unique community to explore new ventures.

Registered student organizations and campus activities number well over 500 at the University of Maryland, and include 56 fraternities and sororities, and student-run radio and television stations.

With a 'more selective' admission policy, Maryland has an acceptance rate of 44 percent. Typical incoming students have a grade point average of 3.9 and SAT test scores between 1,170 and 1,390.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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