University of Maryland, College Park

public research university in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland

The University of Maryland, College Park is a public research university in College Park, Maryland. Founded in 1856, UMD is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, and is the largest university in both the state and the Washington metropolitan area, with more than 41,000 students representing all fifty states and 123 countries, and a global alumni network of over 360,000. Its twelve schools and colleges together offer over 200 degree-granting programs, including 92 undergraduate majors, 107 master's programs, and 83 doctoral programs. UMD is a member of the Association of American Universities and competes in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the Big Ten Conference. (Source: Wikipedia)

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  • University of Maryland (College Park campus)
  • Maryland. University of Maryland, College Park
  • UMCP
  • U.M.C.P.
  • University of Maryland (1921-1988)

  • Predecessor: University of Maryland (1812-1920)
  • Successor: University of Maryland at College Park
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