"The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them."
-- Albert Enstein
University of Maryland-College Park
Mission Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, is a public research university, the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland, and the original 1862 land-grant institution in Maryland. It is one of only 61 members of the Association of American Universities (AAU). In keeping with the legislative mandates of 1988 and 1999, the University of Maryland is committed to achieving excellence as the State's primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. While the University has already attained national distinction, it intends to rank among the very best public research universities in the United States. To realize its aspirations and fulfill its mandates, the University advances knowledge, provides outstanding and innovative instruction, and nourishes a climate of intellectual growth in a broad range of academic disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. It also creates and applies knowledge for the benefit of the economy and culture of the State, the region, the nation and beyond.
For additional information on the programs offered at University of Maryland-College Park, visit their website at:www.umd.edu
Dregrees Offered at University of Maryland-College Park:
One but less than two years certificate Two but less than 4 years certificate Bachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree First-professional degree
Other Programs Offered at University of Maryland-College Park:
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences Architecture and related services Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies Biological and biomedical sciences Business, management, marketing, and related support services Communication, journalism, and related programs Computer and information sciences and support services Education Engineering English language and literature/letters Family and consumer sciences/human sciences Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics Health professions and related clinical sciences History Legal professions and studies Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities Library science Mathematics and statistics Multi/interdisciplinary studies Natural resources and conservation Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies Philosophy and religious studies Physical sciences Psychology Public administration and social service professions Social sciences Visual and performing arts
School Type: 4-year, Public Campus Setting: Suburb: Large Student Population: 37,000 Undergraduate Students: 26,475
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