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University of Maryland at Shady Grove


If you are looking for a close-knit community with highly regarded programs and professors at a convenient location, then consider becoming a Terp at The Universities at Shady Grove.

The University of Maryland, College Park at Shady Grove provides all the prestige and benefits of a Maryland education during your final two years of undergraduate study. On the Shady Grove campus, you’ll work side by side with top-notch professors from nationally ranked academic programs. Faculty will support your goals and guide you to great research and internship opportunities, as well as a growing number of social and academic clubs. Best of all, you’ll earn the same University of Maryland degree as you would if you attended the College Park campus!

Most competitive applicants have completed approximately 60 applicable credits, achieved junior standing and completed General Education requirements. Most credit earned at Maryland community colleges will transfer, and you can choose from a variety of majors, with classes offered at times that meet your schedules. Requirements for admission are program-specific and can be found on the program listing on the Shady Grove website. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis once a completed application is received. Once an admissions decision has been made, applicants are notified in writing.

Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to a University of Maryland, College Park Bachelor’s degree program at the Universities at Shady Grove can take advantage of the Terp Transfer Partnership to gain early access to advising, workshops and events.

Students applying for admission to any one of the Universities at Shady Grove program offerings must complete the University of Maryland application by the appropriate application deadline. Be sure to review the application checklist for a list of all required materials for a complete application. Visit the Shady Grove website for more information about submitting your application.

Explore

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?


Visit

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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Finance

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.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges: 8th for in-state and 10th for out-of-state.


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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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