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You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that Maryland is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to apply.

Our secure portal gives you the opportunity to work on your application over several sessions using a PIN and password. You can designate who will submit letters of recommendation on your behalf, and track when we receive additional application materials such as transcripts and test scores.

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Students seeking admission during the 2016-17 academic year should apply using our secure Application Portal. The application for freshman admission for the Fall 2017 semester will be made available in mid-August 2016.

Beginning in mid-August 2017, UMD will use the application provided by The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. This application should be used by students seeking freshman or transfer admission, or students seeking admission to the University of Maryland, College Park at Shady Grove.

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The University of Maryland is a proud member of The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success, along with more than 90 public and private colleges. UMD will use the application provided by the Coalition beginning in mid-August 2017. The Coalition has developed a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience for students who wish to pursue higher education. Watch a brief video about The Coalition here, and visit our Coalition FAQ page for more information.



 

 

 

 

Visit the Application Deadlines page to view when you can submit your application and when materials are due.

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