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Terps love a challenge. A problem that needs a solution. A barrier that needs breaking down. You are smart, scrappy and determined. You value diversity, innovation, entrepreneurship and imagination. Ready to start your fearless journey?


You can only learn so much about a school from a brochure. Even if we tell you how beautiful our campus is, or how fantastic our students and faculty are, you will not know for yourself until you experience it for yourself!

Come try on our campus for size! Stop by one of our top-notch athletic facilities. Have a scoop of homemade ice cream at the Dairy. Rub the nose of one of our beloved Testudo statues for good luck. Get all your questions answered. It won't be hard to picture yourself at home here for the next four years. 

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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. 

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Students currently seeking admission for Fall 2018 should apply through the MyCoalition platform. Get started by creating your profile today.

Students have different deadlines based on their applicant type and desired semester of admission. Be sure to review our application deadlines to determine when you should apply and when you can expect to receive a decision.


Consistently ranked as one of the best values in public higher education, you can rest assured that you will receive an affordable world-class education.

College is a major investment for you and your family. The university is here to help. We offer an array of financial aid programs—including scholarships, grants, loans and student employment—as part of our commitment to making an excellent education affordable.

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As a public institution we are committed to making higher education affordable. UMD has been recognized for these efforts, ranking #8 among “best values” in public higher education for Maryland residents and #10 for non-Maryland residents.

Estimated 2018-19 Annual Tuition, Room, Meals & Other Fees

Maryland Resident: $26,796   /    Non-Maryland Resident: $51,417

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Congratulations on your admission to the University of Maryland! We are excited to welcome you into our world of fearless ideas.

You’ve received your admission letter, checked out your major and started celebrating with family and friends. To make enrollment official, check out information for newly admitted students to get everything you need to start your academic career at Maryland. 

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