Freshman Profile

Terps love a challenge. A problem that needs a solution. A barrier that needs breaking down. Terps are smart and innovative, and they value diversity.

The admitted freshman students have a strong A-/B+ or better average in their high school coursework and enrolled in the most challenging courses available to them including honors, Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.

For students admitted to the University of Maryland for the Fall 2014 semester, the middle 50% of SAT scores ranged from 1260 to 1410, and 28-32 on the ACT. As a result 25% of the admitted students scored below a 1260 on the SAT and 25% scored above a 1410.

For the Fall 2014 freshman class, we received nearly 26,000 applications for a class of 4,000.

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