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What You Need to Know About the University of Maryland  - There is a guide to the processes for both academic and non-academic misconduct cases. - This is the Code of Student Conduct. Within the Code, the process for conducting disciplinary hearings begins on page 5.
The Office of Student Financial Aid website contains a wealth of information on what types of aid are available, counseling on student borrowing, information on preferred lenders, student loan information from the U. S. Department of Education, and the cost of attendance at the University, including student budgets. Specific topics are linked below.
General student financial aid information
How to Apply for Aid
Determining Your Eligibility
Types of Financial Aid Available
Aid for Study Abroad
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Disbursement of Financial Aid
Federal Work-Study (FWS)
Availability of institutional and financial aid information
Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid information
Cost of Attending the University
For actual UMD tuition and fee charges, please visit the Office of the Bursar at
For estimated tuition and fees, housing costs and personal/miscellaneous expenses
Net Price Calculator
Entrance and exit counseling for student borrowers
National student loan data system
State grant assistance
Student loan information published by U. S. Department of Education
Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations
Refund policy, requirements for withdrawal and return of Title IV, HEA financial aid
Private Education Loan Disclosures
Preferred lender lists
Code of conduct for education loans (for agents with responsibility for private education  loans or FFELP loans)


Go to Chapter 7 within the catalog and follow the links to explore the individual majors. - Follow this link and then choose a department, course and section to view the booklist. - Section B of each year’s CDS includes statistics on undergraduate student body race/ethnicity.


The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 40,700 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and nearly 400,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.


Introducing The Nation's First Do Good Campus Transforming Idealism into Impact 


Spanning 12 schools and colleges, Maryland offers more than 300 degree-granting programs, many of them ranked among the best in the country. Our faculty includes two Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 58 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. And our students, who include the highest achievers in the state and nation, enjoy experiences unique to our location just outside the nation’s capital, including internships, research, and leadership and service opportunities.

Research and Innovation

The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives. 

The newly launched Innovation Gateway will guide you to the resources, programs, partners, and spaces you need to activate and scale your fearless ideas into innovations that launch new ventures, catalyze growth, and advance economic development.


At the University of Maryland, the arts, the humanities and the sciences intersect to address important societal issues and shed new light on the human experience. Our vibrant campus arts community collaborates with local and national cultural organizations such as the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center and Folger Shakespeare Library. Student and faculty artists, designers, historians, writers and performers are exploring new media, presenting new perspectives, investigating new techniques and engaging new audiences.


Home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland has one of the nation’s most recognizable and successful athletics programs. More than 550 student-athletes compete each year in 20 intercollegiate sports—12 for women and eight for men. Since 2005 alone, Maryland has won 19 national championships, including NCAA titles in women’s basketball, men’s soccer, men's lacrosse, women’s lacrosse, and field hockey. Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, UMD has won a combined 32 regular season and tournament championships. Fear the Turtle!

Student Life

The Terp experience extends beyond classrooms, labs and studios. It encompasses residence halls and dining halls, clubs and sports, fraternities and sororities, campus events and performances, and countless off-campus destinations. Maryland touts 800-plus student organizations, dozens of prestigious living and learning communities, and countless other ways to get involved. Students here can create a unique identity and grow as individuals, even as they’re part of a close-knit and diverse community. 

On Campus


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Terps are bold, smart, curious and proud. We do good, in our communities and out in the world. We are fearless. And we are always looking to expand our ranks. Interested in becoming a University of Maryland student? This is where to start.


Give to Maryland

Giving back is a fearless Terp tradition, and there are many ways you can not only keep it alive, but also make an instant impact. 

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