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University of Maryland, College Park

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The Maryland Terrapins

The University of Maryland, College Park is USM’s flagship institution and one of the nation’s preeminent public research universities, fueled by a half-billion-dollar research enterprise. The only public research university inside the Washington, D.C. beltway, UMCP is uniquely positioned to develop strategic partnerships with national institutions that provide unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students.

Committed to encouraging fearless ideas, UMCP offers more than 100 courses designed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, while hosting more than a dozen business, innovation, and seed fund competitions for aspiring innovators.

As part of its culturally diverse community, UMCP provides out-of-classroom opportunities, 27 living and learning environments, and more than 400study abroad programs to empower students to make a global impact. The faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 52members of the national academies, scores of Fulbright scholars.

Among public universities, UMCP is ranked No. 20 by U.S. News & World Report and No. 14 by Forbes, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names UMCP among the top 10 best values in public colleges.


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